Employers Worry Salary History Bans Will Complicate Hiring Process

As more and more cities and states pass or explore legislation banning employers from inquiring about a candidate’s pay history, businesses worry about the impact on the hiring process. Bloomberg BNA reports that while these efforts are put in place to limit pay disparity, experts are split down the middle on whether these methods will be effective in closing the wage gap. Bloomberg BNA also says that businesses will need to re-educate recruiting teams on regulations, train hiring managers, be cautious with background screenings, and consider the implications if they hire in locations where regulations may differ.

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