A Guest Post: Salary Broadcast on the Company Website? Do You Agree?

This guest post is by Fredrick Cameron, whose work I have published three other times. This time he offered an interesting post about pay transparency. Before I decided to publish this one I asked how people felt about pay transparency to an HR group to which I belong. I have posted some of the comments …

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The Pay History Ban extends further, now all of California prohibits pay history questions

Back in July of this year, I wrote The trend to ban salary history in the hiring process expands, where I explained that the ban on asking questions about salary history had extended from Massachusetts, New York City and Philadelphia to the city of San Francisco. This ban has since also been enacted in Delaware …

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Can you make a determination on a new hire with no salary history?

As a recruiter for several companies in my past HR positions one of the things I always asked for was a salary history. Many of my colleagues did the same thing. Now however, some states and city governments are making it illegal for companies to access this information. Will you be able to make a …

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Future Friday: Will employees be setting wages in the future?

The changing world of work is challenging traditional ways of doing things. In the past most companies had wage and salary ranges for positions, at least large companies did, and when they were ready to make an offer it was one that fit within that range. Even companies that didn’t have official salary grades still …

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The OFCCP and Pay Transparency: Will it make a difference?

Pay transparency is all the rage. It is however not a new issue, it is just an issue that has new import attached to it due to the new Executive Order that addresses pay transparency. Executive Order 13665 In the spring of 2014 President Obama signed EO 13665, but it was not until September 15, …

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Predictions for HR Compliance in 2015

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post today’s post is about my predictions for the coming year in the area of HR legislation and regulation. So let me pull out my crystal ball and begin. Legislation As we all know the Republicans took control of Congress with the midterm election in November. This means that when …

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Is pay secrecy disappearing in the private sector?

There has been an ongoing debate about pay secrecy versus pay transparency for some time now. The old way of doing business versus the new way of doing business. The old way said that what you made was your business and no one else’s. The new way says that transparency is more egalitarian and helps …

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