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Washington State Enacts Salary History Ban

Washington State Enacts Salary History Ban

Hire Image reports that, effective July 28, 2019, Washington employers with 15 or more employees are prohibited from asking applicants or their current or former employers about their prior wages or salaries.  Employers are also prohibited from requiring an...

Kansas City Enacts Salary History Ban

Kansas City Enacts Salary History Ban

Hire Image reports that, effective October 31, 2019, Kansas City employers with six or more employees are prohibited from: Asking about the salary history of an applicant for employment; Screening applicants based on their current or prior wages, benefits, other...

Alabama Restricts Salary History Information

Alabama Restricts Salary History Information

Effective September 1, 2019:  Alabama employers are prohibited from refusing to interview, hire, promote, or employ any applicant, or retaliate against any applicant, because that applicant does not provide a wage history. Hire Image background screening specialists...