For a second time, a Philadelphia business group has asked a judge to block the city’s ban on salary history questions, arguing that the law infringes on business’ free speech rights.
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Oregon’s governor signed an equal pay bill into law June 1, adding the state to the growing list of governments adopting salary history bans.
New York City is the most recent addition to the list of jurisdictions that prohibit employers from asking job applicants about their salary history. The restriction on pay history inquiries is intended to shift an employer’s focus from a history-based offer to a market-based offer.
New York City’s mayor signed a law last week that will prohibit employers from asking about a job applicant’s salary history.
Question: Can salary history/previous salary on an on-line application be asked as a question?
By Megan Walker, Fisher Phillips The Federal Equal Pay Act was signed into law by President John F. Kennedy in 1963. Fifty-three years later, lawmakers across the United States are still searching for ways to narrow the pay gap between men and women. California is one of the states that is leading the way—so what […]
Does your organization routinely ask applicant salary history during the recruiting process? If so, you’ll want to pay close attention to some upcoming legislation that could change all of that. There’s a proposed bill coming before Congress that would make asking salary history illegal.
Federal lawmakers introduced a bill September 14 that would prohibit all employers from asking about a job applicant’s salary history.
By Kate McGovern Tornone, Editor Employers in California and New York City may soon face new limits on the use of applicants’ salary history.