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Reporting W-2 Pay Data in Your EEO-1: An Overview of a Not So Simple Process

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has a longstanding interest in collecting pay data from employers. In 2016 the EEOC announced that it would require large companies to report pay data based on W-2 tax records on an extension to the EEO-1 form, referred to as “Component 2.”

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Case Study: Audits of Employment Practices

Welch was hired by a telecommunications company to perform a preliminary pay analysis in anticipation of an impending OFCCP desk audit.  The client provided the (12-factor) data often requested by the OFCCP at this stage of their investigation.  

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Case Study: Employment Discrimination

An opposing expert estimated a pay regression for hourly employees working at a service providing company and identified an aggregate pay differential to the detriment of women. 

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News & Events

On September 21, Hyowook Chiang, Ph.D., Managing Director of Welch Consulting will be a commentator at the IAKL (International Association of Korean Lawyers) Conference in Seoul

Hyowook Chiang, Ph.D., Managing Director of Welch Consulting will be a commentator to discuss Recent Developments in Wage and Working Hour Regulations on September 21 at the IAKL (International Association of Korean Lawyers) Conference in Seoul.

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On June 8, Amy Aukstikalnis and Welch Consulting will sponsor a one-day seminar for the OCBA

Amy Aukstiklanis, Ph.D. and Principal at Welch Consulting will sponsor a one-day seminar, 2019 Labor and Employment Symposium. 

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On May 16, Valentin Estévez will speak at the North Texas Industry Liaison Group

Valentin Estévez, Ph.D. and Managing Director at Welch Consulting and Meredith Mills Gregston, Esq., of Duane Morris LLP will present to members of the North Texas Industry Liaison Group. The seminar, Since We Are Talking About Pay Equity... Leveraging Your OFCCP Compliance Efforts to Examine Pay Equity and Pay Gap Concerns. 

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Welch Consulting Principals are recognized authorities who provide expert advice in consultive arrangements and credible testimony in litigation environments. Our lengthy experience with equal opportunity issues includes analyses of discrimination claims under the Title VII, the Equal Pay Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act as well as related labor litigation. Our abilities encompass all facets of analysis in the scope of the Fair Labor Standards Act as well as Wage and Hour statutes and regulations particular to California and other states.

Welch economists routinely provide analyses of damages and exposure in class action, multi-district litigation and individual employment cases.

Welch Employment Index

Welch Consulting Employment Index Rises to New High in August

Welch Consulting Employment Index Rises to New High in August.

Welch Consulting Employment Index Holds Steady in July

The Welch Consulting Employment Index held steady at 102.4 in July, near the recent high of 102.5 set in January.

Welch Consulting Employment Index Continues its Rise in June

The Welch Consulting Employment Index rose from 102.2 to 102.4 in June, near the recent high of 102.5 set in January.

Welch Consulting Employment Index Rises in May

The Welch Consulting Employment Index rose from 102.1 to 102.2 in May, just off of a recent high of 102.5 set in January.