AB 168, Salary History Inquiries, is a relatively new California State Law that you should know about if you are applying for a new job or if you are hiring.
AB 168 – Salary History Inquiries
AB 168 prohibits private and public sector employers from asking applicants about their prior salary, compensation, and benefits. Employers are also prohibited from relying on an applicant’s salary history as a factor in determining whether to offer employment or the amount of salary to offer. However, in determining pay, employers may consider prior salary information the applicant voluntarily discloses. AB 168 also requires employers to provide an applicant the pay scale for a position upon an applicant’s request.Read More