State lawmakers are considering a bill to ban employers from asking job candidates about their salary histories. The goal is to reduce or eliminate the gender wage gap. Advocates say on average women in New York make 89 cents for every dollar a man makes, with the gap even bigger for women of color. Joining us to explain how this bill could change that is Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, who sponsors the measure, Beverly Neufeld, the president of Pow-Her New York, and Dina Bakst, the founder and president of A Better Balance.
Banning Employers from Asking Salary History
By Capital Tonight Staff Albany County