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Maryland

Maryland HB 123

2020 | Fair Pay, Pay Transparency, Prior Salary


STATUS: Enacted

This bill prohibits employers from relying on a prospective employee's prior salary history and requires employers to provide a wage range for the position upon request.

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California

CA AB 168 Fact Sheet

| Fair Pay, Pay Transparency, Prior Salary


STATUS: Enacted

California AB 168 Fact Sheet

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Colorado

CO SB 19-085

2019 | Defenses, Equal Pay, Fair Pay, Legal Deadlines, Pay Transparency, Prior Salary, Protected Classes, Remedies Fair Pay, Retaliation, Work Comparisons


STATUS: Enacted

Comprehensive state equal pay law requiring equal pay for substantially similar work for employees of a different sex, or different sex in combination with another protected status; prohibiting employer inquiry into prior salary; adding pay transparency requirements; and providing remedies for violations of the law.

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Washington

WA HB 1696

2019 | Fair Pay, Prior Salary


STATUS: Enacted

Prohibits employers from seeking the salary history of applicants or requiring that an applicants prior salary meet certain criteria.

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New York

NY S6549

2019 | Fair Pay, Prior Salary


STATUS: Enacted

Prohibits private-sector employers from asking about or relying on the prior salary of applicants or current employees, with some exceptions.

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New Jersey

NJ AB 1094

2019 | Equal Pay, Fair Pay, Prior Salary


STATUS: Enacted

Prohibits employers from asking or requiring job applicants to disclose their salary history during the application process and prohibits reliance on prior salary in setting pay, with some exceptions.

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New Hampshire

NH HB 211

2019 | Fair Pay, Prior Salary


STATUS: Vetoed

Would have prohibited employers from requiring an employee to disclose salary history.

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Maine

ME LD 278

2019 | Fair Pay, Pay Transparency, Prior Salary


STATUS: Enacted

Prohibits employer inquiry into prior salary, with certain exceptions, and prohibits employers from prohibiting employees from discussing wages.

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Illinois

IL HB 0834

2019 | Defenses, Equal Pay, Fair Pay, Pay Transparency, Prior Salary, Work Comparisons


STATUS: Enacted

This law amended and expanded upon the existing state equal pay act to narrow employer defenses, increase pay transparency, and prohibit inquiry into prior salary.

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