Update Applicable to:
All employers in Nevada.
On June 2, 2021, Governor Sisolak approved Senate Bill 293.
What are the details?
The bill, effective starting October 1, 2021, prohibits an employer or employment agency from seeking the salary history of an applicant. The bill also prohibits the employer or employment agency from the following:
- Discriminate, refuse to hire, promote or employ an applicant for not revealing their salary history.
- Relying on a salary history of an applicant to determine if they want to hire the employee or determine their rate of pay.
Employers may ask an applicant about their wage or salary expectation for the position they are applying for. The employer or employment agency are also required to provide the following to an applicant who has completed an interview for the employment position:
- The wage or salary range/rate for the position.
- The wage or salary range/rate for a promotion or transfer to a new position if certain conditions are satisfied.
The bill can be read here.
A short article on the bill can be read here.
What do employers need to do?
Employers should review the law to update their applicable policies to be in compliance once the law is in effect.