Mich. Gov. Signs Bill Forbidding Salary History Question Bans

Law360 (March 27, 2018, 5:18 PM EDT) -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday signed a bill that forbids local governments from limiting the questions businesses can ask during job interviews, bucking the trend of states and municipalities encouraging equal pay by blocking employers from asking applicants about their salary histories.

Public Act 84 amends a 2015 law blocking local governments from barring salary history questions in job applications, hiking wage minimums or mandating sick leave, preempting local laws “regulating information an employer or potential employer must request, require or exclude … during the interview process.”

The signing comes as more and more states and municipalities pass or consider...

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