EEO-1 Component 1 Report Filing

by Alyssa Hill, SHRM-CP, Manager, Human Resources Solutions
Published May 11, 2022

The deadline to file your company’s EEO-1 Component 1 Report is Tuesday, May 17, 2022

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission requires that eligible employers submit workforce demographic data on an annual basis. The report requires data on employees’ race/ethnicity, sex, and job category. The data includes 7 race/ethnicity categories and 10 job categories. The EEOC uses this data to investigate discrimination charges and to provide employment status information on minorities and women. 
 
All private employers that are covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and employ 100 or more people are required to file the EEO-1 Component 1 Report. In addition, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations require certain federal contractors to file the EEO-1 Component 1 Report if they have 50 or more employees and are not exempt from filing.

If you miss the May 17 deadline, the EEOC will enter the “failure to file” phase where employers who have not filed will receive a notice requiring them to finish as soon as possible. If requested in writing, you are able to file until Tuesday June 21, 2022 but will not delay the “failure to file” phase from being started. 
 
For more information on the EEO-1 Component 1 Report, please view their FAQ site here.
 
TEA’s HR Helpline has been receiving many questions about EEO-1 filing recently as this deadline approaches. While we cannot file for you, our HR Professionals can be a great sounding board for HR Compliance information. If you have an HR related question or are looking for HR guidance, please contact TEA’s HR Helpline at tea@teagr.org or 616-698-1167.