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EEO-1 Component 1 filers may upload data files through the EEO-1 Online Filing System at the end of May 2021. Additional information and data specifications will be available in May.
The EEO-1 Component 1 Filer Support Team is continually processing contact updates. Due to the high volume, some of the contact updates were still in process at the time of the filer notification mailing sent on April 19, 2021. As a result, there may be instances in which the notifications were sent to the prior contact on record, or addressed to the HR Director, CEO, Legal Counsel. If you do not receive the notification letter by the end of April 2021, contact the EEO-1 Component 1 Filer Support Team for assistance. We appreciates your patience as we continue to process contact updates.
The EEO-1 Component 1 Online Filing System is now available.
Companies that have filed before: You will receive a letter via US Mail that includes your Company ID and Passcode (sent on April 19, 2021). Use these credentials to create a new user account in the EEO-1 Component 1 Online Filing System. Select “Get Started” on the EEO-1 homepage to begin the process. Please note that credentials from prior data collections will not work in the new EEO-1 Component 1 Online Filing System.
Companies filing for the first time: You must first register your company, and next create a user account in the EEO-1 Component 1 Online Filing System. Select “Get Started” on the EEO-1 homepage to begin the process.
Employers must file the EEO-1 Component 1 Report for each year they were in business and met the filing requirements. Eligible companies will be required to first file for 2019, then file for 2020 after the 2019 report is submitted and certified.
Who Must File
Answer the 4 questions below to determine if your company is required to file the EEO-1 Component 1 Report.
The following companies are required to file the EEO-1 Component 1 Report annually:
- Private employers who are subject to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act with 100 or more employees.
- Private employers subject to Title VII affiliated through common ownership and/or centralized management with other entities in an enterprise with a total employment of 100 or more.
- Federal government prime contractors or first-tier subcontractors subject to Executive Order 11246, as amended who are not exempt as provided for by 41 CFR 60-1.5, with both 50 or more employees and a prime contract or first-tier subcontract amounting to $50,000 or more.
- Employers that serve as a depository of Government funds in any amount or as a financial institution which is an issuing and paying agent for U.S. Savings Bonds and Savings Notes and have 50 or more employees.
Only those establishments located in the District of Columbia and the 50 states are required to submit an EEO-1 Component 1 Report. No reports should be filed for establishments in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, or other American Protectorates. State and local governments, public primary and secondary school systems, institutions of higher education, American Indian or Alaska Native tribes and tax-exempt private membership clubs other than labor organizations are also exempt from the EEO-1 Component 1 Report. However, non-profits and not for profit organizations are required to file the EEO-1 Component 1 Report.
What will I need?
- Company ID and passcode (provided via U.S. mail for previous filers or at registration for new filers)
- Company EIN, NAICS Codes, and DUNS Number
- Address and EINs of all establishment locations
- Count of all full and part-time employees during the workforce snapshot pay period selected by the employer
- Sex and race/ethnicity of all employees
- Job categories of all employees
Previous filers will receive their company's annual notification letter by U.S. mail. The letter will include your company ID and passcode, which are required to create your company’s account in the new Online Filing System. All companies will need to create an account in the EEO-1 Component 1 Online Filing System.
Eligible companies are required to first file and certify the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 Report, then file and certify the 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 Report after the 2019 report is submitted.
Companies must file the EEO-1 Component 1 Report for 2019 and 2020 if they were in business and met the filing requirements for that year. In the EEO-1 Component 1 Online Filing System, you will certify your 2019 filing first. If you were not eligible in 2019, you will need to certify that you were ineligible before filing your 2020 EEO-1 report. If you were not eligible in 2020, you will need to file you 2019 EEO-1 report first then certify that you were ineligible in 2020.
Save a PDF copy of your company's EEO-1 Component 1 Report as soon as the Report has been submitted and certified.
Security Privacy Notice
Please note that company data transferred using the EEO-1 Component 1 Online Filing System is encrypted.