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On July 18, 2018, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill (AB) 2282 which provides answers and clarifications to a number of questions employers had about the new law that went into effect in January 2018 (Assembly Bill 168 – codified in Labor Code section 432.3).  Section 432.3 prohibits employers from relying on the salary history information of an applicant for employment as a factor in determining whether to offer an applicant employment or what salary to offer an applicant, and also requires an employer, upon reasonable request, to provide the pay scale for a position to an applicant applying for employment.
Continue Reading Good News Employers – There are Now Some Answers to Your Questions About the Recent Law Prohibiting Use of Prior Salary History

By: Charles L. Post

AB 1844 is now law. Among other things, it:

(1)      prohibits an employer from requiring or requesting an employee or applicant for employment to disclose a user name or password for the purpose of accessing personal social media or to require the employee or applicant to access personal social media in the presence of the employer or to divulge any personal social media;


Continue Reading Don’t Ask for Passwords – Restrictions on Employer Use of Employee Social Media Accounts and Information is Now Law