In Hill Farrer’s October 11, 2022 employment update, we discussed Senate Bill (SB) 1162, which was signed into law on September 27, 2022 and expanded employers’ pay data reporting requirements. This serves as a reminder of the upcoming deadline of May 10 2023 for private employers with 100 or more employees to submit 2022 pay data reports to the California Civil Rights Department that comply with this new law.
While employers should be familiar with the existing law that requires employers to submit pay data reports, SB 1162 modifies and expands employers’ obligations relating to pay data reporting. Specifically, SB 1162 made the following changes to the pay data reporting laws:Whereas the previous law required employers to file annual pay data reports with the number of employees by race, ethnicity, and sex in specific job categories, SB 1162 now requires employers to also include the median and mean hourly rate for each combination of race, ethnicity, and sex within each job category. Read more→