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Salary history off table for state jobs

Jan 17, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed an executive order forbidding state agencies from asking job applicants how much money they earned in previous jobs, a rule that will likely be extended to all employers in the state by year's end.

The Democrat's signing of the order Tuesday, his first full day as governor, was opposite the stance taken by his predecessor, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, who twice vetoed legislation that sought to ban salary history questions during the hiring process. Numerous ...