Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Removal of ADA Appendix Sections Related to Removal of Final ADA Wellness Rule Vacated by Court
Document Number: 2024-14606
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-07-05
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is issuing a final rule supplementing a final rule it published on December 20, 2018, entitled "Removal of Final ADA Wellness Rule Vacated by Court," which removed the incentive section in ADA regulations. This rule removes the discussion about the incentive section from the ADA appendix.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension Without Change of an Existing Collection; Comments Request
Document Number: 2024-14602
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-07-03
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that it intends to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension without change of the existing recordkeeping requirements under its regulations. The Commission is seeking public comment on the proposed extension.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2024-14625
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-07-03
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is submitting a request for a three-year approval, under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), of a revision to the current Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved. This collection is part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery.
Procedures for Previously Exempt State and Local Government Employee Complaints of Employment Discrimination Under Section 304 of the Government Employee Rights Act of 1991
Document Number: 2024-12029
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-06-04
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) is amending its existing regulations by which State and local government employees who were previously exempt from coverage under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (title VII) may bring claims of employment discrimination pursuant to the Government Employee Rights Act of 1991 (GERA). The amendments explicitly provide for digital transmission of documents, update the regulation based upon the text of other regulations or statutes, and make a number of editorial revisions to improve clarity and correct errors.
Amendment of Procedural and Administrative Regulations To Include the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act; Corrections
Document Number: 2024-11611
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-05-28
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On February 14, 2024, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC" or "Commission") published an interim final rule amending its procedural and recordkeeping regulations to include references to the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act ("PWFA"). That document included a few references to the PWFA in sections where they should not have been included, and this document removes those references from the regulations.
Implementation of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Document Number: 2024-07527
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-04-19
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is issuing this final rule and interpretive guidance to implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which requires a covered entity to provide reasonable accommodations to a qualified employee's or applicant's known limitations related to, affected by, or arising out of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, unless the accommodation will cause an undue hardship on the operation of the business of the covered entity.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2024-06082
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-22
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces the intention of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to request a three-year approval, under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), of a revision to the current Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved. This collection is part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery.
Amendment of Procedural and Administrative Regulations To Include the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA); Correction
Document Number: 2024-03691
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-02-23
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On February 14, 2024, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (``EEOC'' or ``Commission'') amended its procedural regulations to include references to the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (``PWFA''). Due to drafting errors, two of those changes would not be recognized in the Code of Federal Regulations as drafted, and the Commission therefore issues these correcting amendments to ensure that its procedural regulations reference the PWFA where appropriate.
2024 Adjustment of the Penalty for Violation of Notice Posting Requirements
Document Number: 2024-03177
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-02-16
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, this final rule adjusts for inflation the civil monetary penalty for violation of the notice- posting requirements in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Non- Discrimination Act, and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.
Congressional Disapproval of Update of Commission's Conciliation Procedures
Document Number: 2024-03176
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-02-16
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to their authority under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), Congress passed, and the President signed, a joint resolution disapproving the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC or Commission) final rule titled ``Update of Commission's Conciliation Procedures.'' Under the joint resolution and by operation of the CRA, this rule has no legal force or effect. The Commission hereby is removing it from the Code of Federal Regulations.
Amendment of Procedural and Administrative Regulations To Include the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)
Document Number: 2024-02764
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-02-14
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (``EEOC'' or ``Commission'') is issuing an interim final rule to amend some of its existing procedural regulations to include references to the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (``PWFA''), which requires covered employers to provide reasonable accommodations to a qualified applicant's or employee's known limitations related to, affected by, or arising out of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, unless the accommodation will cause the employer an undue hardship. As an interim final rule, this will become effective on the date of publication but also is subject to change based on the public comments the EEOC receives during a subsequent 60-day comment period.
Performance Review Board-Appointment of Members
Document Number: 2023-23088
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-19
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of the Performance Review Board (PRB). The PRB is comprised of a Chairperson and career senior executives that meet annually to review and evaluate performance appraisal documents. The PRB provides a written recommendation to the appointing authority for final approval of each SES and SL performance rating, performance-based pay adjustment, and performance award. The PRB is advised by the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, Office of Legal Counsel, and Office for Civil Rights, Diversity and Inclusion to ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Designated members will serve a 12-month term.
Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace
Document Number: 2023-21644
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-02
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (``EEOC'') is announcing that its proposed ``Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace'' is available for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Renewal Without Change of Existing Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2023-19399
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-08
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that it has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension without change of the existing collection requirements under the Waivers of rights and claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). No public comments were received in response to the EEOC's June 12, 2023 60-Day Notice soliciting comments on the proposed extension of this collection.
Performance Review Board-Appointment of Members
Document Number: 2023-19349
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-07
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of the Performance Review Board (PRB). The PRB is comprised of a Chairperson and career senior executives that meet annually to review and evaluate performance appraisal documents. The PRB provides a written recommendation to the appointing authority for final approval of each SES and SL performance rating, performance-based pay adjustment, and performance award. The PRB is advised by the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, Office of Legal Counsel, and Office for Civil Rights, Diversity and Inclusion to ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Designated members will serve a 12-month term.
Federal Sector Equal Employment Opportunity
Document Number: 2023-18100
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-08-24
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (``EEOC'' or ``Commission'') is issuing a final rule revising its Federal sector complaint processing regulations to allow for the digital transmission of equal employment opportunity hearing and appellate documents and to address various uses of the Commission's Electronic Public Portal.
Regulations To Implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Document Number: 2023-17041
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-08-11
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is issuing a proposed rule to implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which requires a covered entity to provide reasonable accommodations to a qualified employee's or applicant's known limitation related to, affected by, or arising out of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, unless the accommodation will cause an undue hardship on the operation of the business of the covered entity.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Renewal Without Change of Existing Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2023-12412
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-12
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that it intends to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension without change of the existing information collection described below. The Commission is seeking comment on the proposed renewal.
Agency Information Collection Activities
Document Number: 2023-12252
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-08
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that it intends to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension of a Commission form (Demographic Information on Applicants OMB No. 3046-0046).
Procedures for Previously Exempt State and Local Government Employee Complaints of Employment Discrimination Under Section 304 of the Government Employee Rights Act of 1991
Document Number: 2023-10575
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-05-19
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) is proposing to amend its existing regulations by which state and local government employees who were previously exempt from coverage under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 may bring claims of employment discrimination pursuant to the Government Employee Rights Act of 1991. The EEOC proposes to amend the regulations to explicitly provide for digital transmission of documents, to update the regulation based upon the text of other regulations or statutes, and to make a number of editorial revisions to improve clarity and correct errors.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Existing Collection
Document Number: 2023-09216
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-02
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that it has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year PRA approval of revisions to Component 1 of the Employer Information Report (EEO-1). This PRA submission for the EEO-1 Component 1 does not change the types of demographic workforce data historically collected by the EEO-1 (i.e., employee data by job category and sex and race or ethnicity). Rather, as part of this routine three-year clearance for Component 1 under the PRA, the EEOC seeks OMB approval of measures that streamline and modernize how the current EEO-1 Component 1 workforce demographic data are collected from employers.
2023 Adjustment of the Penalty for Violation of Notice Posting Requirements
Document Number: 2023-05896
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-03-23
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, this final rule adjusts for inflation the civil monetary penalty for violation of the notice- posting requirements in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Genetic Information Non- Discrimination Act.
Regulations Under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008; Correction
Document Number: 2023-05679
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-03-22
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (``EEOC'' or ``Commission'') is hereby making a technical amendment to the regulations implementing Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (``GINA''). Currently, the authority citation includes a typographical error. This final action will make the authority citation accurate. The amendment is administrative in nature and does not make any substantive changes to the regulations governing GINA.
Agency Information Collection Activities
Document Number: 2023-04740
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-08
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that it intends to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension of a Commission form (Demographic Information on Applicants OMB No. 3046-0046).
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2023-01395
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-23
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Draft Strategic Enforcement Plan
Document Number: 2023-00283
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-10
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) seeks public comments on a Draft Strategic Enforcement Plan for 20232027 as part of its strategic planning process.
Notice of Availability and Request for Comment: EEOC's Draft Strategic Plan 2022-2026
Document Number: 2022-24972
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-11-16
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (``EEOC'' or ``Commission'') is announcing the availability of its Draft Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2022-26 for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Existing Collection
Document Number: 2022-24518
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-11-10
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that it intends to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year PRA approval of revisions to the currently approved Component 1 of the Employer Information Report (EEO-1).\1\ This PRA submission for the EEO-1 Component 1 does not change the types of demographic workforce data historically collected by the EEO-1 (i.e., employee data by job category and sex and race or ethnicity). Rather, as part of this routine three-year clearance for Component 1 under the PRA, the EEOC seeks OMB approval of measures that streamline and modernize how the current EEO-1 Component 1 workforce demographic data are collected from employers.
Federal Sector Equal Employment Opportunity
Document Number: 2022-19868
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-09-27
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (``EEOC'' or ``Commission'') is proposing revisions to its federal sector complaint processing regulations explicitly to provide for the digital transmission of EEO hearing and appellate documents, and to address the use of the Commission's Electronic Public Portal.
Performance Review Board-Appointment of Members
Document Number: 2022-20140
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-19
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of the Performance Review Board (PRB). The PRB is comprised of a Chairperson and career senior executives that meet annually to review and evaluate performance appraisal documents. The PRB provides a written recommendation to the appointing authority for final approval of each SES and SL performance rating, performance-based pay adjustment, and performance award. The PRB is advised by the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, Office of Legal Counsel, and Office for Civil Rights, Diversity and Inclusion to ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Designated members will serve a 12-month term.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2022-20187
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-16
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2022-18807
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-30
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2022-17661
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-16
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Updates to Telephone and Facsimile Numbers
Document Number: 2022-05502
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-03-16
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document amends the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's regulations by updating a telephone number and a facsimile number.
Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Document Number: 2022-05257
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-14
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (hereinafter ``EEOC'' or ``the Commission'') proposes to create a new Religious Accommodation system of records to maintain information collected in response to a request for an accommodation based on a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.
2022 Adjustment of the Penalty for Violation of Notice Posting Requirements
Document Number: 2022-03697
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-02-23
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, which further amended the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, this final rule adjusts for inflation the civil monetary penalty for violation of the notice-posting requirements in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2021-22679
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-15
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board-Appointment of Members
Document Number: 2021-20062
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-17
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the appointment of members to the Performance Review Board (PRB) of the EEOC.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension Without Change of an Existing Collection; Comments Request
Document Number: 2021-17931
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-23
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that it is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension without change of the existing recordkeeping requirements under its regulations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-14350
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission gives notice that it has submitted the information described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a three-year extension without change.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Existing Collection
Document Number: 2021-11228
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-27
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that it is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension without change of the State and Local Government Information Report (EEO-4) as described below.
2021 Adjustment of the Penalty for Violation of Notice Posting Requirements
Document Number: 2021-11085
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-26
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, which further amended the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, this final rule adjusts for inflation the civil monetary penalty for violation of the notice-posting requirements in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension Without Change of an Existing Collection; Comments Request
Document Number: 2021-11072
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-26
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that it intends to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension without change of the existing recordkeeping requirements under its regulations. The Commission is seeking public comments on the proposed extension.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Notice of Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-08549
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-26
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission gives notice of its intent to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal of the information collection described below.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2021-08490
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-22
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Existing Collection
Document Number: 2021-05059
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-11
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that it is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension without change of the Elementary-Secondary Staff Information Report (EEO-5) (EEOC Form 168A) as described below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Existing Collection
Document Number: 2021-05058
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-11
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announces that it is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension without change of the existing Local Union Report (EEO-3) (EEOC Form 274) as described below.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2021-04305
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-03
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) is submitting a request for a three-year approval, under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), of a revision to the current Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved. This collection is part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery.
Sunshine Act Notice: Cancellation of Meeting
Document Number: 2021-01342
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-21
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is issuing this notice to cancel the audio-only conference scheduled to be held at 1:00 p.m. on January 15, 2021.
Sunshine Act Notice: Cancellation of Meeting
Document Number: 2021-01158
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is issuing this notice to cancel the audio-only conference scheduled to be held at 1:00 p.m. on January 14, 2021.
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