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EEO-1 reports are due September 30, are you ready?

Posted on September 8, 2016

Who must file EEO-1 reports?

  1. All employers with 100 or more employees, excluding state and local governments, school systems, institutions of higher education, Indian tribes and tax-exempt private membership clubs other than labor organizations.
  2. Employers with fewer than 100 employees if the company is owned or affiliated with another company and the entire enterprise employees a total of 100 or more employees.
  3. All federal contractors who have 50 or more employees and have a contract, subcontract or purchase order amounting to $50,000 or more

How do I file EEO-1 reports?

Single establishment employers (i.e., employers with only one physical location) can file either a paper form or can submit their report online.Multi-establishment employers (i.e., employer doing business at more than one location) must complete online:

  1. A report covering the headquarters office
  2. A separate report for each location with 50 or more employees
  3. A separate report for each location with fewer than 50 employees, or a location list that consolidates the data

To file or get more information about filing, go here: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo1survey/

What information do I need to provide?

The number of employees by race, sex and job category. Remember to provide an opportunity for your employees to self-identify their race and ethnic information. You are required to attempt to allow employees to self-identify. This information should be kept confidential and separate from the employee file. If an employee declines to self-identify, employment records or observer identification may be used.

Make sure your forms and data collection is updated with the most current race and job categories.Current Race/Ethnic categories:

  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White (Not Hispanic or Latino)
  • Black or African American (Not Hispanic or Latino)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (Not Hispanic or Latino)
  • Asian (Not Hispanic or Latino)
  • American Indian or Alaska Native (Not Hispanic or Latino)
  • Two or More Races (Not Hispanic or Latino

Current Job Categories:

  • Executive/Senior Level Officials and Managers
  • First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers
  • Professionals
  • Technicians
  • Sales Workers
  • Administrative Support Workers
  • Craft Workers
  • Operatives
  • Laborers and Helpers
  • Service Workers

For more detailed information about the categories, see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo1survey/2007instructions.cfmA job classification guide can be found here: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo1survey/jobclassguide.cfm

Lauren Sims is the author and a principal HR Consultant with eqHR Solutions.

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