Greater Phila Chamber Commerce v. City of Philadelphia, et al

  1. February 10, 2022

    2 Years After 3rd Circ. Ruling, Bans On Salary History Spread

    Two years after the Third Circuit backed a Philadelphia law banning employers from asking job applicants about their salary histories, more jurisdictions have enacted such legislation and employers have learned to comply, attorneys said. Here, Law360 looks at the ruling's impact.

  2. February 10, 2020

    Pay Inquiry Bans Passed 1st Major Legal Test At 3rd Circuit

    After a first-of-its-kind ruling from the Third Circuit clearing the way for Philadelphia to begin enforcing its ban on employers inquiring about salary histories of job candidates, experts say they expect business groups to back down on potential legal challenges to pay equity laws.

  3. February 06, 2020

    3rd Circ. Backs Philly Ban On Asking For Salary History

    Philadelphia employers are barred from asking job applicants how much they're paid, after the Third Circuit lifted an injunction Thursday that had frozen a measure aimed at closing pay gaps by banning questions about salary history.

  4. March 15, 2019

    Philadelphia Asks 3rd Circ. To Reinstate Wage Inquiry Ban

    Philadelphia officials urged the Third Circuit on Friday to reverse a lower court's finding that a law barring employers from asking applicants to reveal their past salary violates free speech, arguing that the judge improperly rejected evidence that the practice perpetuates wage discrimination.