Summary of 2022 Declaration of Conformity Requirements – Employment and HR

United States: Summary of 2022 Declaration of Conformity Requirements

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It’s a new year and it means a new set of compliance reporting obligations for many companies. Here is what awaits us for 2022.

California Salary Data Reports

On September 30, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom enacted (effective 2021) a salary data reporting requirement for employers with employees in California. As a result, California employers with 100 or more employees must report data on wages and hours worked by establishment, job category, sex, race and ethnicity to the Fair Employment and Housing Department by March 31, 2022.

EEO-1 Reports

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announcement that the EEO-1 2021 repository site is scheduled to open on April 12, 2022, with a provisional filing deadline of May 17, 2022. A major change from previous years is the discontinuation of the use of type reports 6 for establishments with fewer than 50 employees. All companies will now be required to file type 8 reports for these small establishments. In addition, the EEOC has not dealt with countless mergers and acquisitions during the last filing cycle. The agency has not indicated how it will deal with this issue for the 2021 filing. Updates to EEO-1 are available on EEO-1 data collection site.

VETS-4212 Reports

Employers with federal government contracts or subcontracts valued at $ 150,000 or more are required to file VETS-3212 reports with the Veterans Employment and Training Service (VETS) of United States Department of Labor, regardless of the number of employees. The 2022 filing site VETS-4212 is slated to open over the summer, with a filing deadline of September 30, 2022.

Illinois Pay Equal Reports

In 2021, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker enacted Senate Bill 1480, which amended the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Equal Pay Act of the ‘Illinois and the Illinois Business Corporations Act. Part of the new law imposes new requirements for reporting workforce demographics to the state and requires employers to obtain certification that they comply with federal and state equality laws of remuneration. Employers with more than 100 employees in Illinois have until March 23, 2024 to submit their certification applications to meet new state reporting requirements, and recertification is required every two years.

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