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1.EEO-1 Reports are due by July 19, 2021.
This is more of a reminder. If you are an employer who is required to file an EEO-1 Component 1 report for 2019 or 2020, you must file both reports with the EEOC by July 19, 2021. Don’t wait too long or forget to file for 2019 if you are required to do so.
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I have been getting a lot of questions about the CDC’s stance on mask use after being fully vaccinated, and whether or not employers should continue to require employees who have been fully vaccinated to wear masks. The short answer is: It depends. Below is an excerpt from FAQs published by the CDC last Tuesday the 13th that will shed some light on this issue.
Do I need to wear a mask and avoid close contact with others if I have gotten 2 doses of the vaccine?
It depends. For now, fully vaccinated people can gather indoors without physical distancing or wearing masks with:
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- Other people who are fully vaccinated
- Unvaccinated people from one other household, unless any of those people or anyone they live with has an increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
On March 29, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) announced that qualifying employers will be required to file 2019 and 2020 workplace diversity data, (aka EEO-1 Component 1) between April 26, 2021 and July 19, 2021. Qualifying employers, generally those with at least 100 employees and federal contractors with 50 or more employees, should begin to prepare their filings.
You may recall that in May of 2020 the EEOC announced the delay of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection in light of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Consequently, EEO-1 filers will have to submit data for both 2019 and 2020 in this year’s data collection. The EEOC has indicated that more information and resources regarding updates on the data collection will be available on a new dedicated website and that they will provide a Filer Support Team to respond to inquiries. You can vising this site for additional information: https://eeocdata.org/