AB 1017, as amended, Campos. Employers.
Existing law imposes various restrictions on employers with respect to applicants for employment. A violation of those restrictions is a misdemeanor.
This bill would prohibit an employer from seeking salary history information from an applicant for employment and from releasing the salary history of any current or former employee without written authorization from the current or former
begin delete employee. By imposing new prohibitions on employers, the violation of which would be a crime, this bill would impose a
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The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.end delete
This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.end delete
Fiscal committee: yes.
State-mandated local program:
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The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 432.3 is added to the Labor Code, to
An employer shall not do
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6 Orally or in writing, personally or through an agent, seek
7salary history information, including, but not limited to,
8compensation and benefits, from an applicant for employment for
9an interview or as a condition of employment.
11 Release the salary history of any current or former employee
12to any prospective employer in response to a request as part of an
13interview or hiring process without written authorization from the
14current or former
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No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to
20Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because
21the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school
22district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or
23infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty
24for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of
25the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within
26the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California