You nail the job interview, and you've just received a formal offer. Hooray!
But there's just one thing: You wished you'd asked for more money.
The company's given you a figure, and you know it's likely based on your previous salary.
Well, say goodbye to that if you live in Massachusetts because it's now illegal in the state for employers to ask about your salary in a job interview.
The refreshing role-reversal means that companies now have to make you an offer on what they believe you're worth, rather than basing it on your previous income.
It marks a massive step forward to equal pay, as the wage gap between men and women is still very prevalent today.
It is hoped the law will be used as a template for other states and eventually rolled out nationwide.
Here's the part of the bill that's important to us:
There it is — right there in black and white on good old Bill.
Yes to progress.