Nine jurisdictions in the U.S. have passed legislation aimed to prevent wage discrimination by prohibiting salary history verification during the hiring process. The laws vary by state. To help keep you compliant, we’ve outlined the specifics below.
In 2 of the jurisdictions the laws only affect city employees
9 jurisdictions have prohibited
2 of the jurisdictions failed to
21 states are considering salary history laws
Salary Verification Laws by Jurisdiction
New York CIty
Wage Verification Blog Series
Check out our blog series covering the impact of employment legislation on the screening and hiring process. The first in the series–Is Your State Impacted by Salary History Laws?–is available now. Check back weekly for more coverage.
How to Report Wage Discrimination
If you have been discriminated against at work due to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information, visit the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to file a Charge of Discrimination.
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