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  • New York State Governor Signs Statewide Pay Transparency Law

    Effective September 17, 2023, covered employers in New York State will have pay transparency obligations related to job advertisements under legislative bill S.9427-A/A.10477. Governor Kathy Hochul signed the bill on December 21, 2022. New York joins other states like California and Washington in enacting pay transparency requirements in 2022. The passage also complicates compliance for... Continue Reading
    December 22, 2022
  • New York City, New York State Pay Transparency Update

    Effective November 1, 2022, covered New York City employers will need to comply with the New York City pay transparency law. This legislation requires disclosure of salary ranges in advertisements, rather than offer letters or upon request from applicants or employees. The city law is like enactments in other jurisdictions, such as California, Colorado, and... Continue Reading
    October 11, 2022
  • NYC Mayor Signs Pay Transparency Law

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    May 13, 2022
  • New York City Pay Transparency Law to Take Effect in November 2022

    The New York City Council has pushed back implementation of the salary transparency law from May 15, 2022, to November 1, 2022. On January 15, 2022, New York City enacted legislation requiring all covered employers to include a minimum and maximum salary for the position advertised. The new law was set to go into effect on May... Continue Reading
    April 30, 2022
  • Washington State to Require Employers to Disclose Salary and Benefits Information on Job Postings

    On March 30th, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law SB 5761, which will require employers to include in each job posting salary or pay range and information about other compensation and benefits.  The new law goes into effect January 1, 2023.  Read more. Continue Reading
    April 12, 2022
  • New York City Issues Guidance on Requirement to Disclose Salary Ranges in Advertisements

    The New York City Commission on Human Rights published guidance for the recently enacted Local Law 32 of 2022, which requires salary transparency in job advertisements, effective May 15, 2022. New York City enacted legislation on January 15, 2022, requiring all covered employers to include a minimum and maximum salary for the position advertised. Unfortunately,... Continue Reading
    March 24, 2022
  • New York City Employers Will Soon Be Required to Include Salary Ranges on Job Advertisements

    As New York City Mayor Eric Adams did not take action within 30 days of receipt from the New York City Council, the Council’s legislation requiring most New York City employers to include salary ranges on job advertisements has become law. This legislation is similar to recent enactments in numerous other jurisdictions, including Colorado and... Continue Reading
    January 18, 2022
  • Rhode Island Enacts New Protections Against Pay Discrimination

    Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee has signed into law new protections against pay discrimination. The new law, which goes into effect January 1, 2023, makes it unlawful to pay any employee less than the employees of another race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, or country of ancestral origin for...… Continue Reading
    July 15, 2021
  • California Issues Guidance on New Pay Data Reporting Requirements But Leaves Some Questions Pending

    At the end of California’s 2020 legislative session, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 973 (SB 973), which created pay data reporting requirements for employers starting in March 2021. However, the new legislation left some uncertainty for employers in several areas. The Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) promised in mid-October that it would be...… Continue Reading
    November 10, 2020
  • California Issues Guidance on New Pay Data Reporting Requirements But Leaves Some Questions Pending

    At the end of California’s 2020 legislative session, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 973 (SB 973), which created pay data reporting requirements for employers starting in March 2021. However, the new legislation left some uncertainty for employers in several areas. The Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) promised in mid-October that it would be... Continue Reading
    November 10, 2020

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