Ban on Salary History Inquiries to Expand to Federal Contractors

In March 2022, President Joe Biden issued the “Executive Order on Advancing Economy, Efficiency, and Effectiveness in Federal Contracting by Promoting Pay Equity and Transparency,” which directs the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Council to issue a proposed rule that “enhances pay equity and transparency,” and specifically limits or prohibits federal contractors from inquiring about and considering salary history information when making employment decisions. The regulation is the first salary history law with national application at the federal level.

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