Wages; limiting employees' sharing of information prohibited, civil penalty. (HB626)

Introduced By

Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patrons Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas), Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg), and Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Limiting employees' sharing of wage information prohibited; civil penalty. Prohibits an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment, that an employee refrain from inquiring about, discussing, or disclosing information about the employee's own wages or about any other employee's wages. The measure also prohibits an employer from taking retaliatory action against an employee for sharing such information. Violations are subject to a civil penalty of $100. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102161D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2018Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2
02/06/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (5-Y 3-N)
02/07/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB626)
02/13/2018Left in Commerce and Labor