News & Analysis as of

Job Applicants

Philadelphia Delays Implementation of Ordinance Restricting Employer Inquiries Into Applicants’ Salary History Following Legal...

Philadelphia has indefinitely delayed implementation of its new ordinance that that will make it unlawful for employers to inquire into an applicant’s wage history during the hiring process....more

Update: Los Angeles "Ban-the-Box" Legislation

by Payne & Fears on

In January, we issued an Employment Alert regarding Los Angeles's new "Ban-the-Box" law, known as the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, which went into effect on January 22, 2017. The law restricts inquiry into...more

An Overview of Ban the Box Laws in California

Individuals with criminal records unquestionably have a more difficult time obtaining gainful employment than individuals without criminal records. In fact, in a 2007 study, only approximately 40 percent of employers in four...more

New York City Seeks to Ban Employer Inquiries Into Applicants’ Salary History

by Genova Burns LLC on

On April 5, 2016, the New York City Council passed a law amending the New York City Human Rights Law, barring all public and private New York City employers from asking job applicants about their prior wages and salary...more

Legislation Limiting an Employer’s Ability to Inquire About and Consider Applicants’ Prior Salary History Gains Momentum

We had such a spirited panel discussion on pay equity at our Third Annual Employment Law Summit recently that we wanted to follow up with a post addressing the current state of play on pay equity legislation, particularly...more

And NYC Makes Three: Massachusetts, Philadelphia, and New York City Ban Salary Inquiries

New York City will soon become the third jurisdiction to enact laws barring employers from asking a job applicant about former salaries. The goal? To eliminate one of the alleged sources of wage disparities between men and...more

Philadelphia Postpones Salary History Ban

by Blank Rome LLP on

Action Item: The City of Philadelphia has agreed to a court order postponing the effective date of a law that would prohibit employers from inquiring into a job candidate’s salary or benefit history during the application...more

New York City Approves Pay History Ban

by Saul Ewing LLP on

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, the New York City Council approved legislation that will ban employers from requesting or using job applicants’ salary history when making hiring decisions. The law, known as Introduction 1253-A,...more

“Hiring Hazard” – NY City Employers May Soon Be Prohibited From Asking Applicants About Salary Histories

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

On April 5, 2017, the New York City Council approved a bill which – once signed by the Mayor (a virtual certainty) – will prohibit private employers in the City from asking about, relying on, or verifying a job applicant’s...more

Changes to Massachusetts CORI Regulations

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Massachusetts Department of Criminal Justice Information Services recently amended the provisions of the Commonwealth’s CORI regulations that govern how employers conduct criminal history checks. ...more

Philadelphia To Prohibit Employer Questions About an Applicant’s Wage History

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

UPDATED 4/16/17 (Orig. published Dec. 8, 2016) Philadelphia will become the first city to ban employers from asking about the wage history of job applicants, an action with a goal of advancing wage equity. The...more

Employers Will No Longer Be Permitted to Ask About Previous Pay in New York City

by BakerHostetler on

On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the New York City Council passed a law amending the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) to add a protective class – salary history. The NYCHRL applies to all employers with four or more...more

Pay Equity Bill Passes House; Awaits Senate Vote

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

Yesterday, the Connecticut House of Representatives voted to pass legislation that would promote pay equity among men and women. However, the bill lacks a key provision that would have barred prospective employers from...more

New York City Set to Ban Inquiries About Salary History

by Littler on

The New York City Council has approved a bill that makes it an “unlawful discriminatory practice” for employers to inquire about the salary history of a prospective employee, or to rely upon salary history unless the...more

The Seventh Circuit's Recent Ruling on Sexual-Orientation Discrimination: What School Districts Need to Know

by Hogan Lovells on

On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first federal appellate court in the country to hold that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from...more

NOW IN EFFECT: D.C. Law Restricts Employers From Making Credit Check Inquiries

On April 7, 2017, the D.C. Fair Credit in Employment Amendment Act of 2016 (the “Act”) (L21-0256) took effect as Congress’s review period expired. As we have previously reported, the Act amends the D.C. Human Rights Act to...more

Restrictive Covenants Can Swing Both Ways: A 3-Step Plan To Avoiding Legal Risks When Onboarding New Employees

by Fisher Phillips on

Employers have been using restrictive covenant agreements – contracts that contain non-compete, customer non-solicitation, employee non-solicitation, or non-disclosure of confidential information – with increasing frequency...more

Denial Of Defenses: Illinois Court OK’s EEOC’s Pre-Suit Procedures

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: A federal district court in Illinois recently granted the EEOC’s motion for partial summary judgment in EEOC v. Dolgencorp, LLC, No. 13-CV-4307 (N.D. Ill. Apr. 10, 2017), relative to two defenses advanced...more

New York City to ban employers from asking job applicants about salary history: compliance action steps

by DLA Piper on

New York City is on the verge of joining a growing list of jurisdictions that, in an effort to address pay equity issues, have prohibited employers from inquiring about a job applicant's salary history during the hiring...more

Business Group Challenges Constitutionality of Philadelphia Wage History Ordinance

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is challenging the constitutionality of Philadelphia’s Wage History Ordinance in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. It also seeks a preliminary...more

Salary History Becomes a Thing of the Past in New York City

On April 5, 2017, the New York City Council passed an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law prohibiting employers or their agents from inquiring about the salary history of an applicant. The law also restricts an...more

NYC Council Approves Salary History Inquiry Ban

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, the New York City Council approved an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) prohibiting New York City employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s salary history...more

New York City Passes Bill Barring Inquiries into Applicants' Pay History

by Morgan Lewis on

New legislation prohibits employers from asking New York City job applicants about their past compensation and benefits. On April 5, the New York City Council passed legislation prohibiting employers from inquiring about...more

Asking Job Applicants About Their Salary History Set to Become Unlawful in New York City in Late 2017

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

To promote fair employment practices and close the pay gap for women and people of color, Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign a bill passed by an overwhelming majority of the New York City Council on April 5, 2017 that...more

NYC Slated to Limit Employers’ Inquiries into Salary History of Job Applicants

by Hodgson Russ LLP on

On April 5, 2017, the New York City Council passed a bill that would amend the New York City Human Rights Law to limit employers’ ability to inquire about the salary history of an applicant for employment. The bill,...more

792 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 32
Cybersecurity

"My best business intelligence,
in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
Sign up using*

Already signed up? Log in here

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.
Feedback? Tell us what you think of the new jdsupra.com!