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Judge Won't Halt Philadelphia's Salary History Law

, The Legal Intelligencer

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A federal judge has denied a regional chamber of commerce’s request to block a Philadelphia city ordinance banning employers from asking job applicants about their wage history.

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  • The Market Will Out

    Employers can to some degree sidestep this silly, command-and-control ordinance -- enacted by folks who‘ve never run anything but their mouths -- by merely asking all job applicants to specify their expectations for a starting salary. Presumably those expectations will bear some connection to applicants‘ past salaries. And the cases in which marginally qualified applicants ask for considerably more than they‘re worth should stand out pretty quickly, prompting employers to pass them over. Applicants can then reflect on their delusions of value and perhaps think about lowering their future expectations.

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