This year, employers in California have updated pay data reports to submit to the state’s Civil Rights Department (CRD). Senate Bill (SB) 1162, passed in 2022, updated previous employee pay data reporting obligations and created an entirely new obligation to pay data reporting related to “employees hired through labor contractors.” This year, these pay
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California Civil Rights Department Updates FAQs on Pay Data Reporting
When Senate Bill (SB) 1162 was signed in 2022, much of the focus was on the new pay transparency requirements. However, the bill also amended pay data reporting requirements in California. Under the amendments covered employers would need to submit separate pay data reports for employees hired through labor contractors. In addition, reporting would need…
California Clarifies Pay Transparency Rules: What Employers Need to Know
The California Department of Industrial Relations has issued new FAQs to clarify its interpretation of California’s new pay transparency requirements.
Among other updates, the new FAQs provide additional guidance. Find out more, here.
California Expands Pay Transparency and Reporting Obligations
On September 27, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 1162, which requires certain employers to provide more pay transparency on pay scales and expands pay data reporting obligations for other employers. The new obligations take effect on January 1, 2023.
Previously, under California law, employers had to provide an…
California Poised to Expand Pay Transparency, Reporting Obligations
A bill to increase pay transparency in California steps closer to becoming law.
Senate Bill 1162, introduced in February and with some amendments since its initial form, passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee on August 11. Only a few steps are left before it could become law this legislative session: (1) a full Assembly…
California Draft Bill Doubles Down on Pay Transparency
On February 17, the California Senate introduced SB 1162, which—if passed—could give California the most aggressive pay transparency laws in the nation. Again. The draft California law enhances two common state law pay transparency strategies: proactive wage range disclosure and pay data reporting.
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New Year, Same Old California Pay Data Reporting Requirements
After many delays, employers nationwide just filed their 2020 EEO-1 reports in November. But it’s already time for California employers to begin preparing their annual pay data submission to the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH).
In 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill (SB) 973, which…
Patchwork of Pay Transparency Laws Continues to Evolve
State legislatures continue to pass laws designed to enhance pay equity and transparency, with the laws of California and Colorado effective in 2021. The California law requires employee pay data reporting by race and gender, and the Colorado law requires robust pay and promotional transparency.
Under California’s pay data reporting law (SB 973), most…
California Publishes User Guide and Templates for Pay Data Reporting
California SB 973 requires employers that (1) file EEO-1 reports and (2) employ more than 100 employees to submit data to the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) annually that shows pay by race and gender for their California employees. It was signed into law on September 30, 2020, and DFEH has been…
California Announces Pay Data Reporting Portal Will Open by February 15, 2021
California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) continues to advance toward the March 31, 2021 pay data collection deadline. When SB 973 was passed in September, DFEH had six months to develop and implement a data collection system that could accomplish the task. It is delivering. DFEH issued its first guidance on November…