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e-Alert: California Pay Data Reporting Approaching

By December 21, 2021No Comments


In September 2020, California implemented the California Pay Data Reporting legislation in an effort to reduce gender and racial pay gaps. It is the time of the year again where qualified employers subject to California Pay Data Reporting will need to file their employee pay data reports no later than March 31, 2022


Required Employers:

  • Private employers with 100 or more employees that are required to file an annual EEO-1 report under federal law


  • Annually — due March 31 each year

Required Data:

  • “Snapshot” of a single pay period between October 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021.
  • All employees assigned to a California establishment and/or working within California during the Snapshot period must be included in the Pay Data Report (any employees assigned to establishments outside of California and working outside of California may be included in the report, but it is not essential to include them).

Employers Next Steps

  • The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has been updated with employer filing requirements and FAQs.
  • If you are a qualifying employer, you must submit your pay data report to the DFEH no later than March 31, 2022.
  • If you are interested in outsourcing the preparation and submission of your company’s California’s pay data, please email us.

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