When potentially hiring someone for a job, is it legal to verify their current salary?
how could a hiring employer verify a job candidates salary history when the applicant has only worked at private companies?
Asked By: blah_blah - 2/26/2010
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Legally yes however, many companies will not give out that information. Usually it is done more along the lines of "Did so and so make between $20,000 and $25,000 per year".
Answered By: Steve D - 2/26/2010
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Absolutely. You may even ask for the former year's W2.
Answered By: MoneyMonkey - 2/26/2010
You can. And the way to do is require that they bring you check stubs or other proof.
Answered By: WRG - 2/26/2010
this information can be obtained by asking the former employer to verify what the applicant has claimed, or by requiring the applicant to provide tax records that verify the income... More
Answered By: michr - 2/26/2010
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