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The EEO-1 Instruction Booklet: A Little-Known Resource for Filing Season

Author: Kiosha H. Dickey (Columbia)

Published Date: January 2, 2018

The 2017 EEO-1 report must be filed by March 31, 2018. An often overlooked resource for companies that are required to file EEO-1 reports is the EEO-1 Instruction Booklet. The EEO-1 Instruction Booklet contains valuable information such as:

  • which employers must file the report;
  • how to file an EEO-1 report;
  • the definitions of “employer,” “employee,” and “establishment”;
  • descriptions of job categories (e.g., what types of job typically fall within the EEO-1 job group for professionals); and
  • recordkeeping requirements.

As we enter into the EEO-1 filing season, employers may want to gain as much knowledge as possible about filing requirements. The EEO-1 Instruction Booklet is a valuable starting point.  

Kiosha H. Dickey  (Columbia)

Kiosha Dickey
Kiosha is a 2004 graduate of Columbia College, where she majored in English and minored in Political Science. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2007. After law school, Kiosha clerked for the Honorable J. Michelle Childs (former Circuit Court Judge, Fifth Judicial Circuit and current U.S. District Court Judge, District of South Carolina). Kiosha joined the team at Ogletree Deakins in August 2015, where she is a member of the Affirmative...