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Illinois Employers May No Longer Ask About Salary History

Effective September 29, 2019:  Illinois employers are prohibited from: (1) screening job applicants by requiring that the wage or salary history of an applicant satisfy minimum or maximum criteria, (2) requesting a wage or salary history as a condition of: being...

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FTC Imposes Record-Breaking Penalty on Facebook

Facebook will pay an unprecedented $5 billion penalty and submit to new restrictions and a modified corporate structure in a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).  The charges against Facebook include violating a 2012 FTC order by deceiving users about...

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Salary History Ban Becomes Law in New York State

Effective January 6, 2020:  Employers in New York are prohibited from inquiring into or relying upon the salary history of an applicant or employee in determining whether to offer a job and in setting that person’s salary.  Employers are also prohibited from...

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Next Up for Salary History Ban: Toledo, Ohio

Effective June 25, 2020:  Employers with 15 or more employees in the city of Toledo, Ohio are prohibited from inquiring about or using an applicant’s salary history: to screen job applicants, in deciding whether to offer employment, or in determining salary, benefits,...

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