Labor and Employment Law Alert: NYC Law Restricts Employer Inquiries into Job Candidates’ Salary History effective October 31, 2017

On May 4, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law a bill that prohibits New York City employers from inquiring into or relying on a job applicant’s salary history in determining salary, benefits, or other compensation.  The purpose of the law, which will take effect on October 31, 2017, is to reduce the likelihood that women will be prejudiced by prior compensation levels, thereby helping to narrow the gender pay gap. [Read More]

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