📝 The state of Michigan has prohibited salary history bans and local governments cannot regulate information employers request, require, or exclude on an application for employment, or during the interview process.

✅ In general , you can ask for salary history with the following exceptions:

❌ State departments and certain autonomous agencies cannot:

  • Ask about salary history until a conditional offer of employment is extended

  • Ask current / prior employers or search public records to ascertain an applicant’s current / previous salary

  • Consider information already known or inadvertently discovered


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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.

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