Salary History Inquiries
At least eight states are currently considering legislative proposals that would require employers to disclose pay ranges, restrict employers from inquiring about prior salary history, or strengthen existing equal pay laws.
If HB 6273 is enacted, Connecticut would become the latest of a number of states and cities that require employers to disclose the pay range for a position.
Seven months before New York State's pay transparency law is scheduled to take effect, the state legislature has passed a bill amending the law to clarify how it applies to remote roles.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed a bill that will require employers in New York State to list pay ranges in job postings beginning in September 2023.
Just weeks before new requirements mandating salary listings in New York City job postings were scheduled to take effect, the city council passed an amendment that delays the implementation by nearly six months.
With the passage of a new equal pay law in Mississippi, every state now has a statute that prohibits employers from engaging in sex-based pay discrimination.
A new bill will require employers in Washington state to include salary information in job postings beginning January 1, 2023.
An Executive Order from President Biden announced forthcoming proposed regulations that could limit or prohibit inquiries into the salary history of applicants and employees of federal contractors and subcontractors.
News: HR support on handling salary history inquiry laws.
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