Salary History Now Off Limits for Illinois Employers

Apr 30, 2020

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Salary History Now Off Limits for Illinois Employers

On July 31, 2019, Governor Pritzker signed into law legislation banning Illinois employers from asking job applicants about their salary history. Public Act 101‐0177 amendsthe Equal Pay Act of 2003 by prohibiting employers from asking jo applicants about their salary history. According to sponsors of the bill, the law is aimed at closing the wage gap between men and women.