A Quick Overview of Salary History Bans [Infographic]

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“What did you earn in your last position?” It’s a simple question and a common one in many interviews, but did you know this one question is linked to pay inequalities? Some legislatures believe that basing salary offers on previous salaries may help perpetuate existing pay gaps. This is the reason why some states and cities have enacted laws that prohibit employers from asking job applicants what they made in previous roles. Check out our infographic guide for an overview of why these laws are necessary and how they work:

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