December 30, 2020

California payroll reporting

Senate Bill 973 (SB 973): Effective January 1, 2021, and imposes new pay reporting requirements on California employers. On or before March 31, 2021 and on or before March 31 of each year thereafter, California employers who are already required to file an Employment Information Report (EEO-1) under federal law must report required pay data including pay and hours data relative to race, ethnicity and gender to California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (CDFEH). FAQs released by the CDFEH relative to these new pay reporting requirements may be found here >>

By Megan Butz
General Counsel, HR Compliance, Checkwriters
Megan joined Checkwriters in 2020 and is responsible for reviewing, revising, and implementing internal policies of the company, advising on human resource, employment, and labor matters, and monitoring and publishing state and federal legal updates to the Checkwriters News and Compliance Center for distribution to thousands of clients around the country. Before joining Checkwriters, Megan served as a judicial law clerk for the justices of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court performing legal research and writing, followed by private practice in Cape Cod.

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