A guide for recruiters: knowing what to ask, where
Are you confused about the myriad of rules and regulations related to salary history bans? 🤔 Don't worry, you aren't alone! Lucky for you, we've scoured the interwebs to put together a handy guide to help you navigate what you can (and can't) talk about when it comes to an applicant's previous pay.
Want a quick hit with the relevant goods (helloooooo TL;DR!)? 💡You got it!
In general, most laws prohibit employers from:
- seeking, requesting, or asking about salary history;
- reaching out to current or past employers;
- considering, using, or relying on salary history as a factor in determining whether to offer employment or what salary to offer; and/or
- retaliating against applicants who refuse to voluntarily disclose salary history information.