- This change has passed.
Vermont: Prohibition on requesting compensation history from applicants goes into effect
July 1, 2018
On May 21, 2018, Governor Scott signed House Bill 294. The law prohibits employers from:
- inquiring about an applicant’s current or past compensation from either the applicant or the applicant’s current or former employer
- requiring applicants’ current or past compensation meet minimum or maximum criteria
- determining whether to interview applicants based on their current or past compensation
Other requirements and restriction apply.
The new law becomes effective on July 1, 2018.