On February 1, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) launched a new software system to receive and process Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and objections.  FOIA allows individuals the right to request access to federal government records.

Individuals looking to make FOIA requests can now initiate the requests using the new software system. 

On January 21, 2021, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced via its leadership team webpage, that Jenny Yang, former EEOC Chair during the Obama administration, was selected as OFCCP Director.

During Jenny Yang’s time with the EEOC, she was a supporter of the Component 2 section of the EEO-1 reports, which

The launch of “EEOC Explore” is the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) latest step toward its vision to “build a 21st century data and analytics organization.”

In December 2018, the EEOC created the Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA). Since its inception, the OEDA has been working on modernizing EEO data availability.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has established the Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA) to “provide [their] customers timely, accurate, and bias-free data and information to prevent and remedy unlawful employment discrimination, and improve organizational performance.” EEOC Director and Chief Data Officer Samuel C. “Chris” Haffer leads the OEDA.

This is an exciting

Hopefully by now you have recognized the benefits of workplace analytics and are becoming more comfortable understanding any associated risk. Does the law provide any guidance? As we discussed in a prior blog entry, some government agencies have issued reports, weighing in on the use of workplace analytics. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission also held