The New York City Council approved legislation on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, which bans NYC employers from relying on past salary history when making hiring decisions. The legislation, known as Introduction 1253-A, is intended to prevent the single interview question: “How much did you make at your previous job?”

Proponents of the legislation suggest that

Five important pieces of legislation that could affect your business either will go into effect or may be decided by Governor Christie before we ring in 2013.  These bills range from social networking legislation to minimum wage increases to workplace support for victims of domestic violence. 

On October 15, 2012, the New Jersey Assembly introduced