Philly Employers Can’t Ask Your Pay History Anymore

January 25, 2017

Philadelphia is the first city in the nation that prohibits employers from asking about a job applicant’s prior earnings. Mayor Kenney signed the Wage Equity Law on Monday, after City Solicitor Sozi Tulante issued an 11-page opinion arguing for the legality of the ban. The law was created to bridge the gender pay gap. Continue reading.