EEOC Announces Opening of EEO-1 Data Collection

Date   Apr 26, 2021

Today, April 26, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the opening of the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection. The EEO-1 Component 1 report is a mandatory annual data collection that requires all private sector employers with 100 or more employees, and federal contractors with 50 or more employees meeting certain criteria, to submit demographic workforce data, including data by race/ethnicity, sex and job categories. The deadline for submitting both the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data is Monday, July 19, 2021. The announcement is available at

The latest filing updates and additional information regarding submission of EEO-1 Component 1 Data are available at

If you have any questions or need assistance preparing your 2019 and 2020 EEO-1s, please contact the authors of this Alert, Nancy Holt, partner in our D.C. office at, or Jill Harrison, partner in our Atlanta office at, both of whom are members of FordHarrison’s Affirmative Action/OFCCP practice group. Of course, you can also contact the FordHarrison attorney with whom you usually work.