Click here to access the EEOC’s FAQs on EEO-1 Component 1 Reports

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a series of FAQs on EEO-1 Component 1 Reports for affected employers. Per the FAQs, there will be a “failure to file” phase after the May 17 deadline, which will give affected contractors extra time (June 21) to submit their application.

About EEO-1 Reports

Since 1966, the EEOC has required eligible employers to submit workforce demographic data on an annual basis. Per the FAQs, the following employers are required to submit EEO-1 Component 1 Reports:

  1. All private employers1 who are:
  2. (1) subject to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, with 100 or more employees EXCLUDING State and local governments, public primary and secondary school systems, institutions of higher education, American Indian or Alaska Native tribes, and tax-exempt private membership clubs other than labor organizations;

— OR —

  1. (2) subject to Title VII who have fewer than 100 employees if the company is owned or affiliated with another company, or there is centralized ownership, control or management (such as central control of personnel policies and labor relations) so that the group legally constitutes a single enterprise and the entire enterprise employs a total of 100 or more employees.
  2. All federal contractors who:
    (1) are not exempt as provided for by 41 CFR 60-1.5;
    (2) have 50 or more employees;
    (3) are prime contractors or first tier subcontractors;
    — AND —
    (4) have a contract, subcontract, or purchase order amounting to $50,000 or more