Workplace Trends

Survey says most workers dont want employers to ask about salary history. A survey from Glassdoor finds that 53% of U.S. workers who are employed or unemployed but looking believe employers shouldnt ask candidates about their current or past salary history when negotiating a job offer. The online survey queried more than 1,300 U.S. adults. Sixty percent of working women and 48% of working men said they believe salary history questions shouldnt be asked. Some cities and states have passed laws banning employers from asking about salary history, and more are considering such laws as a way to discourage gender bias in compensation. While most workers dont want employers to ask about current or past pay, they do want more pay information up front from employers. Ninety-eight percent of the U.S. workers in the survey said they want to see pay ranges included in open job listings. Read More...