All Items: Fair Pay

  • San Francisco Bans Salary History Questions

    July 13, 2017

    A new San Francisco ordinance will prohibit employers, including city contractors and subcontractors, from asking any questions about a job applicant's current or past salary.

  • Delaware Salary History Ban Again Highlights Trending Issue

    June 22, 2017

    Delaware joins Oregon, Massachusetts and other jurisdictions that have enacted salary history inquiry restrictions on employers. The Delaware measure will take effect in December 2017, and aims to reduce the wage gap between men and women.

  • Oregon Restricts Salary History Questions With Broad Equal Pay Law

    June 9, 2017

    An Oregon law will restrict employers from asking job applicants or employees about their salary history. The measure also bans pay discrimination based on any protected characteristic.

  • Employer May Use Salary History to Set Pay, 9th Circuit Rules

    May 3, 2017

    The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that an employer may use an individual's salary history to determine the individual's pay in certain circumstances, even if it results in a female employee earning less than male employees for doing the same work.

  • New York City Council Passes Legislation Banning Salary History Inquiries

    April 11, 2017

    The New York City Council has approved a bill that would prohibit employers from inquiring about a prospective employee's salary history during all stages of the employment process. Mayor Bill DeBlasio is expected to sign the legislation.

  • Philadelphia Poised to Restrict Salary History Questions in Hiring Process

    December 22, 2016

    A new Philadelphia law would ban employers from asking job applicants about their salary history. Massachusetts and California have passed similar laws, but Philadelphia will become the first city in the nation with a so-called wage history law if Mayor Jim Kenney signs the measure as expected.

  • Massachusetts Passes Tough Pay Equity Law

    August 9, 2016

    Massachusetts has passed The Act to Establish Pay Equity - a comprehensive pay equity law that places many significant new restrictions on employers.

  • Obama Administration Takes Action on Equal Pay

    February 1, 2016

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has published a notice in the Federal Register regarding a proposed revision of the Employer Information Report (EEO-1), furthering the Obama Administration's plans to advance equal pay protections for all workers.

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