❌ You cannot retaliate against an applicant who refuses to provide wage history
✅ You can seek wage history
The following sites provide additional information and resources.
HB 225, Clark-Figures Equal Pay Act of 2019 (Legislature)
Alabama’s new pay equity law takes effect Sept. 1, 2019 (Ogletree Deakins, Aug. 30, 2019)
New Alabama law addresses equal pay, salary history bans (HR Daily Advisor, Aug. 16, 2019)
Alabama becomes latest state to restrict salary history inquiries (Franczek, June 12, 2019)
The resources available here are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice or opinions. For legal advice, please consult with your employment counsel directly.