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 4, 2017 will prohibit employers from asking a job applicant about their salary…

What question can employers no longer ask in Massachusetts

Employers in Massachusetts may no longer inquire about previous salary history during an interview.  The pay equity law requires commonwealth employers to compensate men and women equally based on comparable work.  The law also prohibits employers from asking job applicants about their salary history as part of the screening process.  Lt. Governor Karyn Polito says…