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In a guest column on Suits by Suits, a legal blog published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, NERA Vice President Dr. Elizabeth Newlon discusses the implications of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) proposal to expand its annual Employer Information Report (EEO-1) to include data on employees’ pay. The existing EEO-1 requires private employers with 100 or more employees to report the number of employees within 10 job categories by seven race and ethnicity categories, as well as by sex. The proposed changes will further refine reporting to include employee counts as well as total hours worked by 12 pay bands.

With any new labor and employment regulations, there are potential hidden dangers to employers. In this article, Dr. Newlon presents the top five things that employers need to consider when reviewing their next annual EEO-1.