📌 Specific to city departments
❌ You cannot:
Seek pay history
Screen based on current/prior compensation or other benefits
Rely on pay history to determine wages, or whether an offer is made
✅ You can accept pay history if related to applicant's negotiation of a higher salary (only after an offer is made)
The following sites provides additional resources and information.
The Equal Pay Act and Salary History Bans: What You Need to Know (Galloway Law Firm, January 2, 2020)
New Orleans Mayor Signs Executive Order Prohibiting Wage History Inquiries (Ogletree Deakins, February 2, 2017)
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.