On June 6, 2018, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed Executive Order 2018-18-03 prohibiting commonwealth agencies from:
The order requires that compensation be determined through required job responsibilities, range of compensation, and applicant’s knowledge, skills, competencies, experience, compensation requests, or bona fide factor other than sex. However, this does not apply where compensation is based on:
The order also requires that all job openings clearly disclose the position’s pay scale and pay range, and that the agency’s employment website (with the job opening) state that an applicant is not required to furnish current or prior compensation at any stage during the hiring process.
The executive order is effective September 4, 2018.
Read PA E.O. 2018-18-03