Pay equity and transparency laws are being considered within the United States and by many countries. For example, internationally, Europe is reviewing a potential law requiring all wages to be published, Iceland requires companies to prove pay equity since 2018, and a similar law in Canada has passed for employers with 10 or more employees.
Hiring considerations for California employers
Here are five considerations that should be on the top of every employer’s mind in California when interviewing applicants for an open position.
1. Does the applicant’s actions back-up their interview?
Don’t come to an interview saying that you have a passion for business development and marketing, but when I review your LinkedIn page you…
Prepare for California’s ban on asking about job applicant’s salary history effective January 1, 2018
AB 168 was approved by Governor Brown on October 12, 2017 which prohibits employers from seeking or taking into consideration an applicant’s prior compensation and benefits when determining whether to hire the applicant, and in setting the applicant’s compensation and benefits. The new law creates Labor Code section 432.3. This Friday’s Five covers five…
Five California employment law bills to watch in 2017
Mid-way through 2017 and the California legislature is busy and, as expected, there are a number of employment law bills making their way through the legislature. This Friday’s Five reviews five bills that could have a major impact upon California employers if passed:
1. AB 168 – Prohibition of asking salary history when hiring employees.…