October 25, 2017 News

CLIENT ALERT: New York City Salary History Law Set to Take Effect; California Enacts Similar State-Wide Law

October 25, 2017 – The New York City legislation prohibiting employers and their agents from inquiring about the salary history of a prospective employee at any stage in the hiring process will take effect October 31, 2017.  Recently released guidance from the New York City Commission on Human Rights, which clarifies several aspects of the law, is summarized in the attached Client Alert.  The Alert also addresses newly signed California law and similar legislative efforts in other jurisdictions, and provides best practices to comply with the new laws.