All Items: Fair Pay

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

    Date:
    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

    Date:
    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

    Date:
    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

    Date:
    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

    Date:
    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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