Salary-History Bans: How to Navigate the Changing Legislation
Knowing a job candidate's prior pay gives hiring managers useful insight during the interview process. But that line of inquiry might need to be buried forever. In states from Massachusetts to Oregon, as well as individual cities, new laws now prohibit asking a job candidate to disclose their previous salary. Some of the laws and penalties for infractions don't take effect until 2018 and beyond, but it's time to prepare hiring managers for a new reality.