Wage or salary history; inquiries prohibited, civil penalty. (SB1059)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Wage or salary history inquiries prohibited; civil penalty. Prohibits a prospective employer from (i) requiring as a condition of employment that a prospective employee provide or disclose the prospective employee's wage or salary history or (ii) attempting to obtain the wage or salary history of a prospective employee from the prospective employee's current or former employers. Violations are subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $100 per violation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/06/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100893D
12/06/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1059)
01/14/2019Failed to report (defeated) in Commerce and Labor (4-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)