City of New York and Oregon Pass Equal Pay Act

Oregon has passed legislation prohibiting employers from screening job applicant based on their salary history. On June 1, 2017, Governor Kate Brown signed into law the Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017. Section 4 of the law will make it unlawful to screen job seekers based on current or previous compensation before a conditional job…

New York City Prohibits Employers from Asking About Salary History

Just like the “Ban the Box” movement a new bill is being passed in several cities and states that ban employers from asking job applicants about previous wages earned. The New York law signed by City Mayor Bill de Blasio on May 4th will prohibit employers from asking a job applicant about their salary history…