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Hurricane Waivers and Infrastructure Funding [Maritime and Infrastructure Federal Update]

by Cozen O'Connor on

This edition of the Cozen O’Connor Maritime and Infrastructure Federal Update highlights: (i) the unprecedented nature of the recent Jones Act waiver, (ii) available infrastructure funding through the TIGER program, (iii)...more

Understanding the EEOC’s Shifting Stance on Pay Bias and Data Collection

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has sent mixed signals to employers regarding its efforts to collect salary and pay data to combat pay inequity based on gender and race. Many employers are left...more

New EEO-1 Pay Reporting Requirements Suspended Indefinitely

by Barley Snyder on

Larger employers no longer have the immediate worry about collecting and analyzing pay data to complete the federal EEO-1 employment report. The end of September was traditionally the deadline by which companies with more...more

EEO-1 Pay Data Form Likely Dead, But Pay Equity Still A Hot Issue

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

In October 2016, we issued a client advisory reporting that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had finalized its revisions to the EEO-1 form, requiring for the first time that employers and federal contractors with...more

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Announces EEO-1 Form Stay

by Bracewell LLP on

On August 29, 2017, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced that it is initiating a review and immediate stay of the effectiveness of the revised EEO-1 Form pay reporting requirements....more

FDA Takes First Steps to Cut Regulations, Solicits Public Feedback

Since our March 17th post about President Trump’s executive actions aiming to implement his deregulatory agenda, several important developments related to the so-called “2-for-1” Executive Order (E.O. 13,771) have occurred...more

Trump’s 2-For-1 Order: Still Arbitrary and Capricious After All These Months

In June, I posted about Foley’s brief in support of those challenging Executive Order 13771, the so-called “2 for 1” EO. By ignoring the benefits of existing and proposed regulations, the Order ignores the purposes behind...more

Revised EEO-1 Pay Reporting Requirements Suspended Until Further Review

On August 29, 2017, the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) suspended the implementation of the new EEO-1 form, pending a review of the effectiveness of those aspects of the EEO-1 form that were revised on September 29,...more

DOL Kicks The Fiduciary Rule Further Down The Road

by Ary Rosenbaum on

The Fiduciary Rule is like a bad soap opera where the action takes too long to happen and it’s just stretched out over time making small turns with some end game to happen later down the line....more

Employers Not Required to Submit Pay Data or Follow Higher Salary Basis Threshold for Exempt Employees

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

Q.  What is the status of the EEOC’s requirement that we submit pay data with our annual EEO-1 Form?  Also, have there been any updates on the lawsuit blocking the DOL’s rule raising the salary basis for certain non-exempt...more

White House Suspends EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting

by Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP on

Last week the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced the suspension and review of the new EEO-1 pay data reporting requirement for EEO-1 reports due on March 31, 2018. For years, employers with at...more

EEO-1 Form Changes Suspended; Obama Overtime Expansion Officially Invalidated

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

In the week leading up to Labor Day, two major employment law initiatives of former President Barack Obama’s Labor Department came to a halt. First, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) put a stop to the...more

OMB Freezes EEOC Pay Data Collection Rule

• OMB has frozen the Obama-era employee pay data collection requirements that were set to take effect in March 2018. • Employers should continue to use the prior version of the EEO-1 form and will have until March 31, 2018...more

Stop Payment (Reporting): U.S. Office of Management and Budget Rolls Back Compensation Data Requirements

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

Employers can breathe a collective sigh of relief. Last week, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced “a review and immediate stay” of the new EEO-1 pay data requirements that were to be included in employers’...more

A (Temporary?) Reprieve: Employers No Longer Required to Submit Pay Data to the EEOC

On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announcedthat the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) would stay the new EEO- 1 pay reporting requirements that had been scheduled to...more

White House Office of Management and Budget Hits the Pause Button on EEO-1 Compensation Data Requirement

Employers with 100 or more employees (and federal contractors with 50 or more employees) must submit an EEO-1 Report annually, detailing the race, gender, and ethnicity of its workforce. In September of 2016, the Equal...more

Trump Administration Suspends Rule to Require Employers to Report Payroll Data to Government

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

The Trump Administration has suspended 2016 regulations that would have required larger employers and federal contractors to report payroll data to the federal government along with the demographic data that they now must...more

UPDATE: EEO-1 New Pay Data Reporting Requirement - STAYED

by WilmerHale on

The EEOC has announced a stay in the much-anticipated pay data reporting that was to be part of the new EEO-1 Report due by March 31, 2018 (previous reporting due by September 30 each year). ...more

EEO-1 Pay Data Collection Suspended Indefinitely

by Benesch on

Employers can breathe a sigh of relief. On August 29, 2017, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Acting Chair announced that the Office of Budget Management (OBM), per its authority under the Paperwork...more

OMB Halts Employers' Obligation to Report Summary Pay Data on EEO-1 Form

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has issued an immediate stay of requirements for certain private employers to report data on pay and work hours to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The OMB's...more

White House Postpones EEO-1 Pay Data Initiative Indefinitely

On August 29, 2017, the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), a division of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), notified the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) via memorandum...more

I-14: Update on EEO-1 and I-9 Forms, Employer Obligations After a Hurricane or Other Natural Disaster, and Attorney Jason Barsanti...

by Cozen O'Connor on

Michael Schmidt, Vice Chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department, provides an update on required EEO-1 and I-9 Forms, and addresses Employer Obligations to Employees After a Hurricane or Other Natural Disaster....more

Window on Washington - This Week in the Nation's Capital - Vol. 1, Issue 24

by Clark Hill PLC on

Hurricane Harvey Could be the Most Expensive Natural Disaster in US History: Republican House members from Texas and Louisiana are pressing congressional leaders and top Trump administration officials for immediate federal...more

Time Will Tell Whether Trump Executive Order Succeeds in Reducing Time for Federal Environmental Review and Permits for Major...

On August 15, 2017, President Trump issued Executive Order 13807 (EO 13807), which seeks to streamline federal environmental review and approvals of major infrastructure projects by imposing new timelines and procedures. The...more

Beltway Buzz - September, 2017

2016 Overtime Rules Invalidated. U.S. District Court invalidates 2016 changes to overtime rules. Steven F. Pockrass has the details here....more

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