New and Already Improved! California Clarifies Its Salary History Ban

Bruce Sarchet and Corinn Jackson of Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute discuss recently-adopted amendments to the California salary history ban. Although the ban took effect this past January, the original statute left open numerous important questions. Bruce and Corinn review the new definitions included in the amendments, which clarify when employers must provide pay scale information to applicants and when the wage history of internal candidates may be considered. They also address how these amendments, effective January 1, 2019, fit in with the Golden State’s existing equal pay laws.

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