A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions of labor and industrial relations, so as to prohibit an employer from seeking salary history information about an applicant during the hiring process; to provide for definitions; to provide for applicability and exceptions; to impose a civil penalty for violations; to provide for a civil right of action and the recovery of attorneys’ fees and costs of litigation; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
NBCSL members Representative Debra Bazemore and Representative Calvin Smyre joined in the sponsorhip of this bill.
State of Georgia HB 55 ,
HB 55: Labor and industrial relations; hiring process of applicant; prohibit employer from seeking salary history informations.
|NBCSL Member Sponsor: Representative Debra Bazemore (GA) and Representatve Calvin Smyre (GA)
Summary: HB 55: Labor and industrial relations; hiring process of applicant; prohibit employer from seeking salary history informations