❌ You cannot:
Request salary history information
Require an applicant’s prior compensation satisfy certain
Retaliate against an applicant who refuses to provide wage history
✅ You can confirm prior history if volunteered, or if an offer has been extended
📌 You must provide the pay range, if requested
The following sites provide additional resources and information.
Massachusetts Bill H.1950 (Legislature)
Chapter 177: An act to establish pay equity (Legislature)
Massachusetts pay equity law bans salary history inquiry, and so much more (Burns Levinson, April 19, 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.