On March 12, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the EEO-1 Component 1 data collection period will open at the end of April 2021 and close in July 2021. Submission of the EEO-1 Report is required for employers with 100 or more employees, and applicable Federal government contractors with 50 or more employees and contracts of $50,000. The agency has not announced an exact closing date, indicating:
The EEO-1 Component 1 data collection will open at the end of April 2021 and close in July 2021. The exact closing date will be posted when the data collection launches. Employers will be notified of additional details and how to access the online filing system in April.
The EEOC will collect EEO-1 data on the gender and race/ethnicity make-up of the workforce for 2019 and 2020. Pay data is not being collected. Additional details and how to access online filing will be released by the EEOC the end of April 2021. Information regarding EEO-1 Component 1 filing, including guidelines, will be available on the EEOC’s website at https://eeocdata.org/. Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the attorneys at Epstein Becker Green.