Tag Archives: Wage Law

Connecticut’s New Pay Equity Law

By C. Scott Schwefel

Effective, January 1, 2019, employers may no longer ask about an applicant’s salary history.  “An Act Concerning Pay Equity,” was signed into law on May 22, 2018 and prohibits an employer to inquire, or direct a third party to inquire, about a prospective employee’s wage and salary history. … Read More

New Connecticut Law Prohibits Employer Ban on Disclosing Wages

By C. Scott Schwefel

On July 2, 2015, Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law Public Act No. 15196, entitled “An Act Concerning Pay Equity and Fairness.” The law, which is effective immediately, now prohibits employers from preventing employees from voluntarily sharing information about their wages and, further, prohibits an employer from requiring an employee to sign a waiver that denies the employee his or her right to share such information.… Read More