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Newsday - June 12, 2019
Two Long Island dental office employees and a third employee from Queens on Wednesday filed suit against a dentist for alleged sexual harassment. The women said in the lawsuit that Dr. Charles Hertzog harassed them at three National Dental locations on Long Island. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Central Islip, also alleges that executives at National Dental, a local chain of dental offices, lowered one of the plaintiff's compensation in ... Read more.
Bill on Salary History Protects Applicants' Negotiating Leverage
Crain's New York Business - December 28, 2016
Kathryn Wylde, president and CEO of the Partnership for New York City, accused the City Council of legislating a ban on employers from asking about job applicants’ salary history without conducting the necessary research. According to “City Council May Ban Businesses from Asking Job Applicants’ Salary History,” she noted that such a law could pose a problem for employees trying to negotiate higher salaries for themselves... Read more.
Don't Worry About Salary History Ban
Crain's New York Business - April 13, 2017
According to “Council bans all city employers from asking about salary history” (April 5), business groups are worried that New York City’s new salary history law will impair employers’ ability to assess and place applicants. A review of the newly enacted law demonstrates that not only did the City Council address concerns voiced by business groups at the December hearing... Read more.
Why Job Applicants Should Not Be Asked About Their Salary History
Labor Law - By Ian-Paul Poulos
In recent years, there has been a noticeable push at the federal, state, and local level to prohibit employers—both public and private—from asking job applicants about their salary history out of fear of perpetuating discriminatorily low wages historically paid to women... Read more.