2021 EEO-4 Data Collection

The State and Local Government Information Report (EEOC Form 164, also referred to as the EEO-4 Report) is open. The deadline to submit and certify the 2021 EEO-4 Report is Tuesday, January 4, 2022. Organizations can file their information through the new EEO-4 Online Filing System.

Announcements

10/26/21 The EEO-4 Data Collection is Open!

The EEO-4 Online Filing System is now available.


State and local governments that have filed before: You will receive a letter via US Mail that includes your Registration ID and PIN (sent on October 18, 2021). Use these credentials to create a new user account in the EEO-4 Online Filing System. Select “Get Started” on the EEO-4 homepage to begin the process. Please note that credentials from prior data collections will not work in the new EEO-4 Online Filing System.


State and local governments filing for the first time: You must first register your State or local government and then create a user account in the EEO-4 Online Filing System. Select “Get Started” on the EEO-4 homepage to begin the process.


State and local governments must file the EEO-4 Report biennially.


EEO-4 data collection updates are communicated regularly via email. Eligible State and local governments should add EEO4FilerSupport@EEOCdata.org, EEOCdata-noreply@EEOCdata.org and Notification@EEOCdata.org to their organization’s safe senders list.


Note – For assistance with filing, contact EEO4FilerSupport@eeocdata.org. Please do not attempt to contact EEOCdata-noreply@EEOCdata.org or Notification@EEOCdata.org, as they are not monitored.

Upcoming EEO-4 Data Collection

The 2021 EEO-4 data collection will open on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. The data collection filing deadline is Tuesday, January 4, 2022. A notification letter with additional instructions will be sent via U.S. mail to state and local governments in mid-October.


Please contact the EEO-4 Filer Support Team if you need to report a contact change or have a question.


Who Must File

The State and Local Government Information Report (EEO-4), EEOC Form 164, also referred to as the EEO-4 Report, is a mandatory biennial data collection that requires all State and local governments with 100 or more employees to submit demographic workforce data, including data by race/ethnicity, sex, job category, and salary band. The filing by eligible State and Local governments is required under section 709(c) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2000e-8(c), 29 CFR 1602.30 and .32-.37.

What Will I Need?

  • Registration ID and PIN (provided via U.S. mail for previous filers or at registration for new filers)
  • State and local governments name, mailing address and office address (if different)
  • Type of government reporting EEO-4 data
  • Workforce demographic data are submitted by race/ethnicity, sex, job category, and salary band for Full-Time Employees
  • Workforce demographic data are submitted by race/ethnicity, sex, and job category for Part-Time Employees and New Permanent Full-Time Hires
  • Workforce demographic data are submitted by race/ethnicity, sex, and job category for departments or agencies within functions
  • Departments or agencies within functions that are included or excluded.
  • For the 2021 EEO-4 data collection, the workforce data reported must be as of June 30th of the reporting year (i.e., 2021)

Previous Filers

Filers who submitted State and local government data for the 2019 EEO-4 collection will receive their 2021 EEO-4 notification letter by U.S. mail. The letter will include your Registration ID and PIN, which are required to create an account in the new EEO-4 Online Filing System. The Registration ID and PIN are used to link your State and local government to your individual user account in the new EEO-4 Online Filing System. After creating your user account and personal password, log in with your username and password to access the EEO-4 Online Filing System. Once you have created a user account, you will no longer need your Registration ID and PIN to access the EEO-4 Online Filing System.

Important Reminders

New points of contact for a State or local government should contact the EEO-4 Filer Support Team to update the state and local government’s verified contact information. This request must be submitted by an authorized official who is currently a point of contact, or include a letter, in electronic PDF format, on the state and local government letterhead, from an authorized official, identifying the new contact(s). Filers should save a PDF copy of your 2021 EEO-4 Report as soon as the report has been submitted and certified in the EEO-4 Online Filing System.

Security Privacy Notice

Please note that data transferred using the EEO-4 Online Filing System is encrypted.

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