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e-Alert: EEOC Extends EEO-1 Deadline for 2021 Data Submissions

By June 9, 2022 No Comments

Background

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that employers will now have extra time to submit their 2021 EEO-1 workforce data as the deadline has been extended to June 21, 2022.

Summary

Under the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the EEO-1 is usually due by March 31 of each year. The EEOC portal officially opened on April 12, 2022, with a deadline of May 17, 2022, for completing submissions for 2021 workforce data. The deadline has been extended until Tuesday, June 21, 2022. After June 21, 2022, no 2021 EEO-1 Reports will be accepted by the EEOC, and eligible filers will be out of compliance with their mandatory 2021 EEO-1 filing obligation.

Important Note: Employers that have already filed their 2021 EEO-1 data may continue to receive notifications of “Failure to File” based on a current glitch in the EEO-1 portal. We recommend that employers log into their EEO-1 filing portal to retain the proof of the certification date for their records.

Employer Next Steps

  • For up-to-date information regarding EEO Reports, visit the EEOC website.
  • Eligible filers who have not yet filed should begin submitting 2021 EEO-1 data in the portal and ensure they complete their submissions by June 21, 2022.
  • If you are interested in outsourcing the preparation and submission of your company’s EEO-1 data, please email us.

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