New York Labor And Employment Law Report

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Tag Archives: Compensation History

Albany County Joins the Growing Number of Jurisdictions Banning Inquiries on a Job Applicant’s Compensation History

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On October 10, 2017, the Albany County Legislature amended its County Human Rights Law by passing a law prohibiting all Albany County employers (entities with 4 or more employees) and employment agencies from doing any of the following: Screening job applicants based on their current wages and benefits or other compensation or salary history. Requiring… Continue Reading

Reminder to NYC Employers: Law Prohibiting Inquiries About Compensation History Will Take Effect on October 31

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In blog posts on April 11 and May 10, we explained a piece of legislation that will ban nearly all New York City employers from:  (1) asking job applicants about their compensation history; and (2) relying on a job applicant’s compensation history when making a job offer or negotiating an employment contract.  This post serves as… Continue Reading

Mayor De Blasio Signs Legislation Banning NYC Employers From Asking Job Applicants About Compensation History

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In an April 11 blog post, we explained a piece of legislation that will soon ban nearly all New York City employers from (1) asking job applicants about their compensation history and (2) relying on a job applicant’s compensation history when making a job offer or negotiating an employment contract.  At the time we reported… Continue Reading

New York City Employers Will Soon Be Banned From Asking Job Applicants About Compensation History

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On April 7, 2017, the New York City Council approved legislation that will ban almost all employers in New York City from (1) asking job applicants about their compensation history and (2) relying on a job applicant’s compensation history when making a job offer or negotiating an employment contract, unless that applicant freely volunteers such… Continue Reading