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October 17, 2017

California’s Ban on Salary History Inquiries Takes Effect January 1, 2018

Labor and Employment partners Lynne Anderson and Kate Gold and associate Irene Rizzi authored a blog post for LaborSphere titled “California’s Ban on Salary History Inquiries Takes Effect January 1, 2018.” They discuss California’s recent legislation that bans inquiries into salary history. The new law prohibits employers from seeking salary information about applicants for employment, prohibits employers from relying upon salary history information to determine whether to offer an applicant employment or set salaries, and requires employers to provide the pay scale for a position to an applicant applying for a position. They also discuss related developments and highlight key takeaways for employers.

Read “California’s Ban on Salary History Inquiries Takes Effect January 1, 2018.”

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