Major companies ask Colorado residents not to apply for remote positions
Large corporations have stated in recent job postings that Colorado residents are not eligible to apply for certain remote positions because a new state law requires corporations to disclose expected salary or salary range for positions, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Why It Matters: The law, which went into effect in January, aims to help close the gender pay gap and promote pay transparency for workers, but companies have stated that Coloradans are not required to request information disclosure avoid.
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Johnson & Johnson, CBRE, McKesson, and Cardinal Health are among the companies that have added such reservations in recent online listings for remote positions, according to the Journal.
The big picture: Corporations have argued that the wage disclosure law is too burdensome for employers, while the state's Department of Labor investigates complaints about postings to the exclusion of Coloradans.
Colorado residents can still apply for the positions, but it is unknown whether companies would actually consider them as candidates.
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