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New Jersey Salary History Ban Takes Effect January 1

December 18, 2019

Via: HR Hero

New Jersey’s new law prohibiting employers from screening job applicants based on their pay history takes effect on January 1, 2020.

The law prohibits employers from asking current or prospective employees about their salary history, including wages, salaries, and/or benefits, and it prohibits employers from requiring applicants to satisfy any minimum or maximum salary criteria. The law also prohibits employers from considering applicants’ refusal to volunteer their salary history in making any employment decisions, including finalizing an employment contract.

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