New Guidance on California’s Salary History Ban

Employers looking to move into California or expand operations in the State should familiarize themselves with California’s salary history ban. The law, enacted last year, prohibits employers from seeking or relying on salary history information about an “applicant” for employment. It also requires employers, upon reasonable request, to provide the pay scale for a position… Continue reading New Guidance on California’s Salary History Ban

Countdown to Oregon’s Equal Pay Act

In anticipation of the January 1, 2019 effective date of the law, Oregon employers should consider the following: Make sure job applications do not ask for salary or pay history Train anyone who interviews job applicants regarding what kind of questions are appropriate under the new law (and how to respond when an applicant volunteers… Continue reading Countdown to Oregon’s Equal Pay Act