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Common Wealth Beacon: Digging into fine print of salary range legislation

A bill requiring employers to disclose salary ranges on all their job postings is making its way through the Massachusetts Legislature, but a check with other states that have gone this route suggests the law may not be the huge breakthrough its sponsors are hoping for nor the terrible burden employers have complained about.

Colorado’s Chamber of Commerce voiced similar concerns to those that have cropped up in Massachusetts – that the law creates problems for smaller employers. “The original law and implementing regulation lacked clarity in many ways, causing compliance confusion for employers and often leading to increased legal and human resources costs,” said Loren Furman, president of the Colorado Chamber of Commerce.

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