Posts tagged NJ Equal Pay Act
New Jersey Bans Salary History Inquiries

On July 25, 2019, following a similar trend in other states, New Jersey enacted a ban on employers inquiring into an applicant’s prior salary history. This ban goes into effect on January 1, 2020, and is intended to complement the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act, which became effective July 2, 2018.

The new law prohibits employers from requiring applicants to provide salary history or requiring that an applicant’s salary history meet any minimum threshold for consideration for a position.

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New Jersey Enacts Broad Expansion of its Equal Pay Laws Bringing With It Significant Liabilities for Employers

New Jersey's Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (the "Equal Pay Act" or "Act") will become effective on July 1, 2018 and significantly expands New Jersey's equal pay laws. Violations of the Equal Pay Act will carry substantial liabilities, so New Jersey employers will need to act quickly to ensure compliance with the new law.

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