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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, 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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Alabama

AL HB 225

2019 | Defenses, Equal Pay, Fair Pay, Legal Deadlines, Prior Salary, Retaliation


STATUS: Enacted

State Equal Pay Act prohibiting compensation discrimination on the basis of sex or race for equal work with certain enumerated defenses and prohibiting employer retaliation against potential employees for failure to provide a record of their prior wage history.

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