senate Bill S3692A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits employers from seeking salary history from prospective employees

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to labor
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Mar 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 28, 2019 2nd report cal.
Feb 27, 2019 1st report cal.196
Feb 21, 2019 print number 3692a
Feb 21, 2019 amend and recommit to labor
Feb 12, 2019 referred to labor

Votes

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Feb 27, 2019 - Labor committee Vote

S3692A
8
3
committee
8
Aye
3
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: Feb 27, 2019

aye wr (2)

S3692 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §194-a, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6737

S3692 - Summary

Prohibits employers from seeking salary history from prospective employees; establishes a public awareness campaign.

S3692 - Sponsor Memo

S3692 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3692

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to prohibiting wage or salary
  history inquiries

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 194-a to
read as follows:
  § 194-A. WAGE OR SALARY HISTORY INQUIRIES PROHIBITED. 1.  NO  EMPLOYER
SHALL:
  A.  RELY  ON  THE  WAGE OR SALARY HISTORY OF A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE IN
DETERMINING THE WAGES OR SALARY FOR SUCH INDIVIDUAL.
  B. ORALLY OR IN WRITING SEEK, REQUEST, OR REQUIRE THE WAGE  OR  SALARY
HISTORY  FROM  A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE OR CURRENT OR FORMER EMPLOYEE AS A
CONDITION TO BE INTERVIEWED, OR AS  A  CONDITION  OF  CONTINUING  TO  BE
CONSIDERED  FOR  AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT, OR AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT
OR PROMOTION.
  C. ORALLY OR IN WRITING SEEK, REQUEST, OR REQUIRE THE WAGE  OR  SALARY
HISTORY  OF  A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE OR CURRENT OR FORMER EMPLOYEE FROM A
CURRENT OR FORMER EMPLOYER EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN  SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF
THIS SECTION.
  D.  REFUSE TO INTERVIEW, HIRE, PROMOTE, OTHERWISE EMPLOY, OR OTHERWISE
RETALIATE AGAINST A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE OR CURRENT OR  FORMER  EMPLOYEE
BASED UPON PRIOR WAGE OR SALARY HISTORY.
  E.  REFUSE TO INTERVIEW, HIRE, PROMOTE, OTHERWISE EMPLOY, OR OTHERWISE
RETALIATE AGAINST A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE BECAUSE THE PROSPECTIVE EMPLOY-
EE OR CURRENT OR FORMER EMPLOYEE DID NOT PROVIDE WAGE OR SALARY  HISTORY
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION.
  F.  REFUSE TO INTERVIEW, HIRE, PROMOTE, OTHERWISE EMPLOY, OR OTHERWISE
RETALIATE AGAINST A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE OR CURRENT OR  FORMER  EMPLOYEE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06440-01-9

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S3692A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §194-a, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6737

S3692A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits employers from seeking salary history from prospective employees; establishes a public awareness campaign.

S3692A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3692A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3692--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Labor  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to prohibiting wage or salary
  history inquiries

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new section  194-a  to
read as follows:
  §  194-A.  WAGE OR SALARY HISTORY INQUIRIES PROHIBITED. 1. NO EMPLOYER
SHALL:
  A. RELY ON THE WAGE OR SALARY HISTORY OF  A  PROSPECTIVE  EMPLOYEE  IN
DETERMINING THE WAGES OR SALARY FOR SUCH INDIVIDUAL.
  B.  ORALLY  OR IN WRITING SEEK, REQUEST, OR REQUIRE THE WAGE OR SALARY
HISTORY FROM A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE OR CURRENT OR FORMER EMPLOYEE  AS  A
CONDITION  TO  BE  INTERVIEWED,  OR  AS  A CONDITION OF CONTINUING TO BE
CONSIDERED FOR AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT, OR AS A CONDITION  OF  EMPLOYMENT
OR PROMOTION.
  C.  ORALLY  OR IN WRITING SEEK, REQUEST, OR REQUIRE THE WAGE OR SALARY
HISTORY OF A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE OR CURRENT OR FORMER EMPLOYEE  FROM  A
CURRENT  OR  FORMER  EMPLOYER EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF
THIS SECTION.
  D. REFUSE TO INTERVIEW, HIRE, PROMOTE, OTHERWISE EMPLOY, OR  OTHERWISE
RETALIATE  AGAINST  A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE OR CURRENT OR FORMER EMPLOYEE
BASED UPON PRIOR WAGE OR SALARY HISTORY.
  E. REFUSE TO INTERVIEW, HIRE, PROMOTE, OTHERWISE EMPLOY, OR  OTHERWISE
RETALIATE AGAINST A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE BECAUSE THE PROSPECTIVE EMPLOY-
EE  OR CURRENT OR FORMER EMPLOYEE DID NOT PROVIDE WAGE OR SALARY HISTORY
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06440-02-9

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