Wage & Hour

URGENT IL: Illinois Bans Salary History Inquiries

Effective, September 29, 2019, Illinois employers are now prohibited from seeking or inquiring about a job applicant’s wage or salary history with any current or former employer. Illinois’s new ban on salary history inquiries prohibits employers from requesting and/or requiring that applicants disclose information regarding their salary history as a condition of being interviewed, considered for …

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Pittsburgh & San Antonio Paid Sick Leave Law Delayed

Pittsburgh’s Paid Sick Leave Law Upheld The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld a Pittsburgh ordinance that requires private sector employers to provide paid sick leave for any workers employed within the city. The court overturned two lower court rulings against the ordinance, holding that the city has the authority to require paid sick leave for …

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URGENT NY: New York Bans Salary History Inquiries, Expands Pay Equity Law

New legislation in New York state will prohibit employers from asking prospective employees about their salary history and significantly expand the state’s pay equity law. Salary History Inquiry Ban Senate Bill S6549 will prohibit employers from requesting, requiring or seeking a job applicant’s or current employee’s salary or wage history as a condition of: Receiving …

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