EEOC rule to report pay and demographic data by Jan. 31 won't continue after this year
Who: Employers with more than 100 workers
What: Requirement to provide data to the federal government on employees’ race, ethnicity and gender; job categories such as executive/senior level officials, first mid-level officials, sales workers, craft workers and service workers; and 2017-18, pay and hours worked.
In place since: 1966 for the original requirements. The new requirement for 2017-18 pay and hours worked data originated in 2016 and took effect this year.
Deadline: Jan. 31 (as of the date this story went to press)
Why: To enable the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to analyze data for trends suggesting pay and promotion disparity across race and gender.