Salary History Bans Gain Traction

Salary History Bans Gain Traction

CJC Compliance, Employment, HR News, Legislative Updates

Philadelphia became the first city in the United States to ban private-sector employers from asking job candidates about their salary history when Mayor Jim Kenney signed the law Jan. 23, giving city-induced salary history bans traction. The law aims to address gender-based wage disparity and will go into effect May 23. The Philadelphia City Council was inspired by a Massachusetts …

‘Love Contracts’ for Workplace Relationships

CJC Employee Relations, Employer Trends, HR News

Co-workers dating each other is inevitable. Some even fall in love and marry. But workplace relationships always bring the potential for employer liability in harassment and retaliation claims, especially for a relationship that forms between a supervisor and a subordinate. Colleagues hooking up can also hurt productivity and impact morale due to tension over complaints of favoritism, public displays of …