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Press Release 03-14-2016

EEOC to Hold Public Hearing On  Proposed Changes to EEO-1 Form

(The hearing will proceed as scheduled)

Commission Will Hear Input from Stakeholders on Collection of Pay Data

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 16, at 9:30 a.m. (Eastern Time), at EEOC headquarters, 131 M Street, N.E., Washington, D.C.

On Feb. 1, 2016, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, EEOC published proposed revisions to the EEO-1 Form to include collection of pay data. The notice requested public comments on the proposed changes by April 1, 2016 and stated that a hearing would be held. The following individuals will provide feedback to the Commission at the March 16 hearing:

  • Margot Dorfman, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce
  • Michael Eastman, Equal Employment Advisory Council
  • David Fortney, Fortney & Scott, LLC
  • Jocelyn Frye, Center for American Progress
  • Ariane Hegewisch, Institute for Women's Policy Research
  • Elizabeth Hirsh, University of British Columbia
  • Lisa Maatz, American Association of University Women
  • Emily Martin, National Women's Law Center
  • Elizabeth Milito, National Federation of Independent Business
  • Janese Murray, Exelon Corporation on behalf of the Society for Human Resource Management
  • Camille Olson, Seyfarth Shaw LLP on behalf of U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Hilary O. Shelton, NAACP
  • Gary Siniscalco, Orrick
  • Betsey Stevenson, University of Michigan
  • Amanda Wood, National Association of Manufacturers

Members of the public and press are cordially invited to observe. Seating is limited, and EEOC encourages visitors to arrive 30 minutes before the meeting to be processed through security and escorted to the meeting room. Visitors should bring a government-issued photo identification card to facilitate entry into the building.

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