Marc Mandelman Quoted in “Google Case Puts Salary History Under Microscope”

Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report

Marc A. Mandelman, a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted in Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report, in “Google Case Puts Salary History Under Microscope,” by Chris Opfer. (Read the full version – subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

“I think it creates a potentially risky scenario for employers,” Marc Mandelman, who represents businesses as a lawyer at Epstein Becker Green in New York and is not involved in the case, told Bloomberg BNA. “Historical disparities may be perpetuated by reliance on historical earnings.” …

“I think laws like the ones in New York and Philadelphia may at the end of the day create a good practice for employers to follow,” Epstein Becker's Mandelman said. “One has to ask the question: What is the relevance of someone's salary in a different job at a different employer and under different circumstances to the salary that a company is willing to pay for a particular position?”