The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced the filing window for the newly required Component 2 pay data opens July 15, 2019. Private employers with at least 100 employees are required to submit pay data for calendar years 2017 and 2018 by Sept. 30, 2019. This new requirement is ordered by the court decision in the National Women’s Law Center v. Office of Management and Budget case.

The EEOC has taken a number of steps to assist employers with this new filing requirement.

Accessibility and online employment applicationsThe Component 2 EEO-1 Online Filing System site is available here. There, employers can find Frequently Asked Questions regarding the collection of pay data, instruction booklet, user’s guide and other helpful information. Additionally, if employers still have questions, the EEOC established a helpdesk, which may be contacted by email ( or phone (877.324.6214).

Finally, previous updates with more detail regarding EEO-1 reporting compliance, and the decisions in National Women’s Law Center v. Office of Management and Budget, 358 F. Supp. 3d 66 (D.D.C. 2019), can be found here. Porter Wright will continue to provide updates if changes or more details become available.