Trending: Salary-History Bans

From OMA Connections Partner Frantz Ward: “As of January 1, 2019, Connecticut and Hawaii have joined … California, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Vermont by adopting state-wide bans against salary history inquires. State and local governments across the country are increasingly introducing and passing legislation prohibiting employers from asking candidates their salary history information, with the aim of ending pay inequity. …

“Ohio has not passed a salary history ban (yet), so Ohio employers are in the clear for now. … Accordingly, multi-state employers need to be aware of how bans may affect their businesses and should regularly review and update hiring processes to ensure compliance with the many differing state and local bans.”

More here. 1/25/2019