❌ You cannot:
Ask for salary history (including benefits or other compensation)
Consider voluntarily disclosed salary history information
Screen applicants based on compensation histories
Require prior compensation satisfy certain minimum or maximum criteria
Request / require salary history be provided as a condition of being interviewed or considered for employment
✅ You can have discussions about salary or compensation “expectations”
The following sites provide additional resources and information.
SB 1847 (Legislature)
Employer equal pay act salary history ban FAQ (Department of Labor)
An overview of the Illinois salary history ban for employers (Thompson Coburn, Oct. 1, 2019)
Illinois enacts equal pay, workplace diversity disclosure laws (Mercer, Aug. 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.