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Amanda Bowman, M.S.

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Special COVID-19 Announcements from NILG & OFCCP

March 19, 2020

The National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) Board released an announcement to its members on March 18, 2020, followed by a related message the following day released from OFCCP via their subscription email list.  Both messages made clear that OFCCP...

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EEO-1 Component 2 Data Collection to Officially Close Friday

February 11, 2020

EEOC is officially able to close their collection of employer pay data for 2017 and 2018 filing years. Judge Chutkan granted EEOC’s motion requesting completion of the data collection. As previously discussed in this blog, EEOC has repeatedly...

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EEO-1 Component 2 Data Collection Continues

January 03, 2020

EEOC submitted an update to the court on the 2017 & 2018 EEO-1 Component 2 data collection, as required to do every 21 days. As of January 3, 2020, 86% of eligible filers have completed submission of Component 2 data, with 85.3% submitting for 2017...

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EEO-1 Component 2: EEOC Seeks Closure or Clarification

December 20, 2019

EEOC continues to collect 2017 and 2018 Component 2 filings, as well provide support and outreach to employers, after previously being denied a motion to close the portal in November. This week, EEOC submitted a motion to again request closure of...

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EEOC Public Hearing: The Future of EEO-1 Data Collection

November 05, 2019

EEOC announced earlier this week that they will host a public hearing on the proposed changes to the EEO-1 report. As summarized in a previous blog, EEOC is seeking approval to renew the “Component 1” data collection it has required since 1966,...

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EEO-1 Component 2 Update: Judge Orders EEOC Must Keep Portal Open

November 04, 2019

Judge Chutkan has denied EEOC’s request to officially close the NORC portal for EEO-1 Component 2 data collection even though EEOC contends they have fulfilled the court’s order to collect at least the average number of historical filers. As...

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EEO-1 Component 2 Updates: What You Need to Know about Current and Future Data Collections

September 13, 2019

What a week! For those that have been along for the EEO-1 Component 2 ride since the March 4th decision to reinstate EEOC’s pay data collection, and especially for those reading the tea leaves to predict what comes next, last week was quite the...

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The Summer of FAAPS: OFCCP Encourages Contractors to Consider Functional Plans

August 28, 2019

The Functional Affirmative Action Plan (FAAP) program has received renewed focus under the current administration. A revised Directive was released in July and just this week OFCCP sent a notification to their subscription list aimed at “busting...

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EEO-1 Component 2 Update – Limitations with Viewing Final Reports

August 23, 2019

DCI Consulting representatives recently contacted the NORC helpdesk for guidance after being unable to view or download draft or final EEO-1 Component 2 reports in the NORC system. The helpdesk responded timely, but conveyed that the download of...

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EEO-1 Component 2 File Upload Specifications Update

August 15, 2019
On August 15, 2019, the EEO-1 Component 2 NORC website was updated to add the batch upload function for 2017 and 2018 filings. Before filing, be sure to consult the upload file specifications available on the "More Info" page, as specifications were...
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Construction Contractors: OFCCP Proposes New Compliance Check Letters

April 11, 2019

OFCCP has developed a compliance check letter specifically for construction contractors, with a request for comment posted to the Federal Register earlier this week. The proposed information collection request (ICR) includes two compliance check...

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EEOC Holds Public Meeting to Discuss Harassment Prevention

November 05, 2018

On October 31st, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) held a public meeting at agency headquarters on the topic of harassment. Titled "Revamping Workplace Culture to Prevent Harassment," this meeting brought together several...

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