Last Friday, my colleague Alexander Leonard, reported that Massachusetts had just passed a sweeping gender equity law that would prohibit employers from asking applicants about their past salary history.  Days after the Massachusetts law was signed by Governor Baker, the New York City Public Advocate Letitia James introduced a similar bill.  We wonder if laws

Compensation on the WhisperFor some employees, one of the hottest pieces of gossip is the scuttlebutt on raises and compensation.  Depending on the company and industry, salary information may be considered by an employer to be highly “proprietary” information, which, if disclosed, has the potential to disrupt employee morale and retention.  We periodically review employee handbooks and policies