⚖ CT Legal Update! ⚖ – Pay Equity

A new act became effective at the beginning of the year concerning pay equity. Under this act, employers cannot ask a prospective employee about his or her past wages and/or salary. An employer can ask about other elements of how the employee was compensated, such as stock options, as long as the employer doesn’t ask for any specific values. The act also allows prospective employees to sue within two years of the alleged violation of the act by an employer. However, there are two exceptions to this rule:(1) an employer cannot be sued if the prospective employee voluntarily discloses this...
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