Could it become illegal for employers to ask for an applicants current salary in a job interview?

Could it become illegal for employers to ask for an applicants current salary in a job interview?

Could a new law - currently applied in Massachusetts, USA - that makes it illegal for employers to ask jobseekers their current salary prior to offering them a position work in the UK?

The legislation was introduced this week in The Bay State and is now being held up as a model that could be applied elsewhere.

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