Executive Order 162 – Ensuring Pay Equity By State Contractors

Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 162 requires state contractors to disclose data on the gender, race, ethnicity, job title, and salary of employees performing work on state contracts issued and executed on or after June 1, 2017. 
 
Contracts and procurements subject to Executive Law Article 15-A and issued by New York State Agencies and Authorities on or after June 1st will be required include a provision identifying this additional requirement, and will require prime contractors to require the same information to be submitted by any of their subcontractors on the state contract.
 
The draft guidelines and supporting materials includes the following:

  1. Draft Implementation Guidance
  2. Frequently Asked Questions and Responses 
  3. Instructions for Submitting Workforce Utilization Form (EEO-1) 
  4. Workforce Utilization Form (EEO-1) 

The State is soliciting comments on the draft guidelines, which are due by no later than June 30, 2017. Comments may be solicited via email at E0162comments@esd.ny.gov.