This is a living post about the status of state and regional legislation on pay transparency and equity in the United States
by Zhou Fang, Intersectional Group
As of August 11, 2023, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the state's pay transparency bill into law that will require employers to include pay ranges in job postings beginning on January 1, 2025. The law will require employers with at least fifteen (15) employees to include in job postings the “pay scale and benefits” that employers reasonably believe they will pay for the positions.
As of July, 2023, the following states and regions have signed, or pending legislation on pay transparency and equity
Hawaii's bill has been signed by the Governor Josh Green and will go into effect on January 1, 2024.
Illinois' bill is sitting on Governor J.B. Pritzker's desk for signature by mid-August.
As of June, 2023, the following states and regions have pending legislation on pay transparency and equity:
State of Hawaii - On May 4, 2023, Hawaii lawmakers sent a bill (Senate Bill (SB) 1057) to the governor (Josh Green) that would require employers to disclose hourly pay rates or salaries in job listings and expand pay discrimination protections.