Hiring managers that include pay ranges in job postings tend to receive more applications and more qualified candidates.
The laws are aimed at closing wage gaps within and between companies. But not all workplaces seem to want transparency.
A quarter of U.S. workers now live in a place where local law requires job listings to include a salary range.
Starting today, any company in New York City with at least four employees will be required to include salary ranges in their job postings.
California will require companies to publish salaries in job postings, a move aimed at closing pay gaps for women and people of color..
The law would require most employers in the state to disclose pay ranges in job advertisements.
Withholding information about pay during the hiring process? In this economy?
The law, which goes into effect in April, will require private and public job postings to include a pay range.
Employers say they are scrambling to set pay ranges in a hot hiring market.
Greater transparency around salaries could help close racial and gender pay gaps but can be tricky to navigate.