New Illinois law will prohibit employers from asking about salary history

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CHICAGO (WEHT) – On Wednesday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed legislation into law that would ban employees from asking job applicants about their salary history.

The law will also prevent employers from requiring that an applicant’s prior wages satisfy a minimum or maximum criteria.

Click here for more information on the law.

The bill was signed at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens.

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(This story was originally published on July 31, 2019)

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