❌ You cannot ask about salary history
✅ You can:
Have discussions about salary or compensation “expectations”
Consider voluntarily disclosed salary history information in determining a salary, but not in making a hiring decision
The following sites provide additional resources and information.
SB 2351 (Legislature)
Hawaii catches the wave, bans salary history inquiries (Ogletree Deakins, July 24, 2018)
Hawaii joins salary history ban trend (Littler, July 6, 2018)
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.