Last year, eight states, cities, or localities made it illegal for employers to ask for salary history. At the end of 2017, more than a dozen pay equity laws were under review. Many HR experts anticipate this trend will continue. To get ahead of the curve, your HR team should review your strategy.
If you are like most recruiters or HR professionals, you ask candidates to submit their salary history. However, in today’s climate, that could place your company at risk for legal and financial penalties. Here we offer tips for how to communicate with candidates, and evaluate them effectively, while being mindful of new equal pay regulations.