Organisations bullying payslips from job applicants contravene both the South African Constitution and the Competition Act.
In using payslips as a wage reference point, organisations:
- unfairly compete for talent
- institute discrimination and inequality
- in breach of applicant trust, price-fix pay.
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If prospective employers want to know how much competitors pay, they should ask them directly. Forcing information from applicants diminishes rights to fairness and dignity.
Apartheid legacy, income inequality, can be addressed if recruitment practices are regulated and consequences instituted against those who ignore the rule of law.
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