Based on the California Senate Bill SB-973, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) requires private employers in California with over 99 employees nationwide to file wage data, similar to the EEO-1 Component 2, by March 31, 2021. California’s DFEH will keep your data for years with the intent of testing for pay inequity. The data you give them later this month creates years of regulatory, pay equity exposure. California employers should consider using the statistical tests to understand DFEH might find in your data before you file it and make corrections, while you can.
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