Cuomo proposes legislation to address gender wage gap

TimesUnion: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing legislation that would ban questions to prospective employees about their salary history in order to bridge the gender wage gap in New York.

The announcement stems from a new report commissioned last year by the governor to review the causes and economic impact of the gender pay gap and identify policy solutions to end it. A main recommendation of the report was to prohibit questions about salary histories in order to halt the compounding nature of the gender pay gap.

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