The EEOC just announced the opening of 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 component 1 data collection of workforce demographics after a pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Required filers must provide demographic workforce data including data by race/ethnicity, sex, and job categories. EEO-1 Component 1 data are used by the EEOC to investigate charges of employment discrimination against employers and to provide information about the employment status of minorities and women.
Who Must Submit Data?
- Private employers with 100 or more employees, and
- Federal contractors with 50 or more employees meeting certain criteria
When is the Deadline to Submit the Demographic Data?
The deadline to submit EEO-1Component 1 data is July 19, 2021. This July 19th deadline applies to demographic data for both 2019 and 2020.
How Do I File EE-1 Component 1 Data?
Create an account at https://eeocdata.org/EEO1/cb326247-33b9-4318-9c39-f63948021d67/GetStarted
Once a user account is created, there are two different ways to file the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1Component 1 Report(s):
- ONLINE FORM (available beginning Monday, April 26, 2021)
Filers may enter their data into a secure data entry form via the EEO-1 Component 1 Online Filing System at EEOCdata.org/eeo1/signin.
- DATA FILE UPLOAD(available beginning Wednesday, May 26, 2021)
Filers may upload data files through the EEO-1 Component 1 Online Filing System. The format of the uploaded data file(s) must follow the file layout(s) set forth in the EEOC-approved specifications available beginning Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at EEOCdata.org/eeo1.
Where Can I Learn More About the EEO-1 Component 1 Requirements?
Employers should visit the newly launched EEO-1 Component 1 website at EEOCdata.org/eeo1 for the latest filing updates and additional information. Additional resources and FAQs are also available at EEOCdata.org/eeo1/support.