Skip to main content

Take a look below for our most recent HR Hot Topic Postings.

The EA is committed to sharing with you the most recent information or upcoming events on Human Resource Policy and Practice, Legal Compliance, Organization Leadership, and Workplace Wellness. Questions? Call us at 419.893.3000.



2022 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection Filing Window Open from 10/31 – 12/5

The EEOC has announced that the 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection will open for filing on Tuesday, October 31st. The deadline to file is Tuesday, December 5th. The EEOC offers a helpful Instructional Booklet on filing here.

Who must file an EEO-1? If you are a private employer with 100 or more employees or a federal contractor with 50 or more employees. (Some exclusions apply. Visit the link below to read more on who is required to file on the EEOC’s website).

To read more details and to complete the EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection report, visit the EEOC’s website.

USCIS Releases New I-9 Form

As of 8/1/23, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a new version of the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form (with an expiration date of 7/31/2026).

Organizations may continue to use the previous version of the form until 10/31/23. However, beginning on 11/1/2023, the new I-9 form will be the only acceptable option. Read more information on the USCIS website here.

What’s new about the form?

Click here to view the summary of form changes from the USCIS.

Federal Labor Law Poster Mandatory Updates

As of April 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has updated their mandatory minimum wage labor law poster, “Employee Rights Under the Fair Labor Standards Act” to include verbiage from the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act. This poster is mandatory for all covered organizations to post at all locations. For more information and to download the updated labor law poster, visit the Department of Labor’s website here.

In addition to the FLSA poster update, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has updated their “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal Poster” to include verbiage on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) which went into effect June 27, 2023. For more information on the PWFA, visit the EEOC’s website here.

IRS Sets Optional Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rates for 2023

The Internal Revenue Service has announced their optional standard mileage reimbursement rates for 2023. Effective January 1st, 2023, the standard mileage rate for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) is now:

  • 65.5 cents per mile driven for business use, up 3 cents from the midyear increase setting the rate for the second half of 2022.
  • 22 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes for qualified active-duty members of the Armed Forces, consistent with the increased midyear rate set for the second half of 2022.
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations; the rate is set by statute and remains unchanged from 2022.

Click here to visit the IRS’s webpage for more information.


The Employers' Association

Author The Employers' Association

When you need help answering the tough questions or tackling time-consuming projects, The Employers’ Association (EA) has you covered. Our experts in Human Resource Solutions, Professional Training and Wellness Consulting can meet your needs today. The EA was formed more than 60 years ago, by local companies for local companies, to address common workplace needs. We’re still doing it today. From two-person companies to corporations with thousands of employees, our member organizations come in all different sizes and represent a broad spectrum of industries including manufacturing, engineering, agriculture, automotive, community service agencies, municipal and county governments, educational institutions, and more. More than 700 organizations are members of the EA. We’re humbled to say that many of them have been with us for more than 20 years.

More posts by The Employers' Association
Close Menu