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As noted in our 2019 legislative update, New Jersey and New York have joined a growing number of states in prohibiting employers from asking job applicants about their salary history. Both states’ legislation became effective earlier this month after being signed into law last year. As of January 2020, other states that prohibit all private employers from inquiring into an applicant’s salary history include Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington.

Click here to read the full GT Alert, “New York, New Jersey Employers Now Prohibited From Inquiring About Salary History.”