This monthly HR to-do list covers important employment and workplace considerations to accomplish for the month of September.
Prepare for Open Enrollment
Create a plan and schedule for all open enrollment tasks and deadlines. Schedule meetings with your brokers about what changes you would like to look at making to the benefits you offer. Send out an employee survey about benefits to employees. Reach out to us today and get help with open enrollment this year.
EEO-1 Component 2/Pay-Data Reporting: 2017 and 2018 Component 2 data due September 30th
Get pay data form filled out and submitted this month.
“The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a sample form, instructions and FAQs to help employers submit employee pay data—due to the agency by Sept. 30—sorted by job category, race, ethnicity and sex.”
2019 VETS-4212 Reports Due September 30th
Also due this month is the VETS-4212 Report. Federal contractors and subcontractors can submit this information online. This report provides information on the number of employees and new hires during a specific time period that are protected veterans.
More States Implementing Ban-the-box
States continue to pass ban-the-box laws. Verify if your state is one of them and update your policies to ensure compliance. If your state doesn’t have a related law in place, take some time to assess your current hiring practices and prepare for potential changes if your work location were to fall under the trending legislation.
Colorado Ban-the-box Law Effective
Colorado has a number of new employment laws, including ban-the-box which goes into effect September 1st for employers with 11 or more employees. Take a look at some additional changes happening this year.
Illinois Equal Pay Law Expansions and Salary Ban Effective
An amended statue to strengthen the Illinois Equal Pay Act will become effective September 29th. Take a closer look at what those amendments will cover.