Scalia Becomes Secretary of Labor

On September 30, Eugene Scalia was sworn in as the new Secretary of Labor. Scalia was confirmed by the Senate on a party line vote. He replaces Alex Acosta, who resigned as Secretary of Labor earlier in the year. As we noted in an earlier post, Eugene Scalia had...

Scalia Nomination Advances to Senate Floor

The nomination of Eugene Scalia to be the new Secretary of Labor has advanced to the full Senate. On Tuesday, September 24, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee approved Scalia’s nomination on a party-line 12 to 11 vote. Scalia would...

EEOC Proposes End to Pay Data Collection

EEOC has submitted a proposal to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) which would discontinue pay data collection for the future. However, employers subject to the pay data collection requirements must submit data for 2017 and 2018 by September 30, 2019. EEOC,...

EEOC Provides Guidance Regarding Non-Binary Employees

EEOC is currently in the midst of collecting pay data for 2017 and 2018. The data is being collected by NORC at the University of Chicago. The NORC website where pay data is being collected has a series of FAQs and responses from EEOC regarding this collection of pay...

OFCCP Deputy Director to Leave Agency

Deputy Director Marika Litras will be leaving the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) on June 7, 2019. Dr. Litras has been a key part of the agency since joining OFCCP in June of 2004. She most recently had served as...