Money Isn’t Everything: NYC Bars Employer Inquiry Into Salary HistoriesMay 8, 2017
On May 4, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a new law enacted by the City Council that restricts New York City employers from inquiring about or relying on a prospective employee’s salary history. Under the law, employers cannot ask a job applicant or an applicant’s current or prior employer for information about the applicant’s salary history. Nor can the employer conduct a search of publicly available records or reports for information about salary history.
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