THIS IS BIG.
No more questions allowed about your current or past salary.
As of February 2019, there are 13 statewide bans and 10 local bans on salary history. More and more state and local governments are adopting laws and regulations that prohibit employers from requesting salary history information from job applicants.
This is good news for everyone who believes they shouldn’t be judged based on how much money they made in the past.
Laws prohibiting employers from asking about salary history have already been passed in Massachusetts, Oregon and Delaware, The Orange County Register reports.The newspaper also noted several cities, including New York City, San Francisco, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, have done the same.
Check to see if the state you live in has joined the ranks.