According to the EEOC, the "EEO-1 report is the principal reporting form by which certain employers provide the federal government with a count of their workforces by ethnicity, race and gender, divided into job categories."
- Adding a new category titled "Two or more races not Hispanic or Latino";
Separating "Asians" from "Pacific Islanders";
- Adding a new category titled "Asians not Hispanic or Latino";
Adding a new category titled "Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander not Hispanic or Latino";
- Extending the EEO-1 data collection by race and ethnicity to the State of Hawaii; and
Strongly endorsing self-identification of race and ethnic categories, as opposed to visual identification by employers.
- Dividing "Officials and Managers" into two levels based on responsibility and influence within the organization: "Executive/Senior Level Officials and Managers" and "First/Mid-Level Official and Managers"; and
- Moving non-managerial business and financial occupations from the "Officials and Managers" category to the "Professionals" category.