Some states and cities have started making it illegal to ask a job applicant for their salary information from their current or previous job. This recent trend was started as a way to stop wage discrimination and the gender wage gap. Without this law, if someone ever took a job making less money, they would remain under compensated their entire life

Some states and cities have started making it illegal to ask a job applicant for their salary information from their current or previous job. This recent trend was started as a way to stop wage discri

Some states and cities have started making it illegal to ask a job applicant for their salary information from their current or previous job. This recent trend was started as a way to stop wage discrimination and the gender wage gap. Without this law, if someone ever took a job making less money, they would remain under compensated their entire life.

Do you think it should be illegal for organizations to ask job applicants for their salary history information when they are applying for a job? In addition, why do you think that organizations try to keep employee salary information quiet in organizations? Do you think this should change and pay should become more transparent? Why or why not?