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EEOC Opens Online Filing System: Are You Ready for the September 30, 2019 Pay Data Reporting Deadline?

As we have reported previously, sweeping changes to employer obligations under the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) EEO-1 reporting requirements are under way. By September 30, 2019, employers must report 2017 and 2018 pay data for their workforce (referred to as “Component 2” data), broken down by race/ethnicity and sex.

On July 15, 2019, the EEOC officially opened to employers the Component 2 EEO-1 online filing system. Per the EEOC, the file upload process will become available in August 2019. This alert contains a summary of employer obligations based on the most up-to-date guidance provided by the EEOC.

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Jill S. Kirila, Squire Patton Boggs, Service Provider Relationship Lawyer, Multistate Litigation Attorney
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Jill Kirila represents and counsels companies in all aspects of employment and other service provider relationships. She has extensive multistate litigation experience before federal and state courts and administrative agencies and regularly defends employers against all types of discrimination and wage and hour claims, as well as executive (including ERISA) benefits and breach of contract claims.

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Meghan E. Hill Employment Attorney Squire Patton Boggs
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Meghan Hill’s clients benefit from her holistic approach and ability to incorporate their goals and objectives when working to prevent and solve employment law problems. Meghan’s big-picture view allows her to understand all ramifications employers face when dealing with issues, as well as identify broader issues outside of employment. Meghan works with numerous diversified industrial companies and has a growing healthcare client base.

Meghan regularly represents companies in complex litigation and wage and hour collective and Rule 23 class actions in federal courts, including multidistrict litigation (MDL). She has extensive experience working with international companies on litigation and has handled covenant not to compete cases for clients in numerous industries and regularly defends employers against intentional tort, whistleblower, discrimination and wrongful termination claims. In addition to her litigation work, Meghan advises employers on compliance with state and federal employment and labor laws and emphasizes the importance of training as a way for companies to maintain compliance with ever-changing employment regulations. This aspect of her practice includes coaching on compliance with wage and hour regulations and payroll auditing, specifically in the healthcare and manufacturing industries. Her familiarity with hospital payroll systems allows her to provide comprehensive compliance counseling to clients in the healthcare sector. Meghan also investigates complaints of workplace discrimination, harassment and illegality, including whistleblower claims under various federal laws.

Meghan works with the firm’s corporate practitioners to guide clients with labor and employment matters arising in mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and other business transactions and counsels on appropriate employment structures to help clients avoid future liabilities. She also drafts employment and expatriate contracts and restrictive covenants for executives in a variety of industries.

In addition to her traditional employment practice, Meghan has significant experience with matters involving workplace safety, including OSHA, investigations, audits and wrongful death defense.

Meghan has been recognized numerous times in Ohio Super Lawyers – Rising Stars and has an active role in the Squire Patton Boggs Women’s Enterprise group, as well as women’s mentoring initiatives throughout Central Ohio. She is the co-author of Wages and Hours – An Employer’s Guide, published by the American Chamber of Commerce since 2011.

Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs, Meghan served as a law clerk for the Honorable James A. Wynn Jr. of the North Carolina Court of Appeals (now, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals) and a legal intern for Senator Michael DeWine.

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Kristin Woliver, Labor Attorney, Squire Patton Boggs Law Firm
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Kristine Woliver’s practice focuses primarily on labor and employment matters. Kristine assists clients with complex legal issues involving disability discrimination, wrongful discharge, non-compete agreements, and general employment policies and practices.

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