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(a) For the purposes of this chapter, words and phrases shall have their ordinary meaning unless defined here.
(b) "Applicant" means any person applying for Employment to be performed within the geographic boundaries of the City of Toledo, and whose application, in whole or in part, will be solicited, received, processed, or considered in the City of Toledo, regardless of whether the applicant is interviewed.
(c) "Employer" means any individual, corporation, limited liability company, firm, partnership, labor organization, voluntary association, joint stock association, and any public corporation, or an agent thereof, located within the City of Toledo and using the services of fifteen or more employees for pay within the City of Toledo. "Employer" includes job placement and referral agencies and other employment agencies. "Employer" does not include any unit of local, state, or federal government, except that it does include the City of Toledo.
(d) "Employment" means any occupation, vocation, job, or work, including but not limited to temporary and seasonal work, part-time work, contracted work, contingent work, work on commission, and work through the services of a temporary or other employment agency for which the applicant is to receive wages or a salary. Employment does not include work as an independent contractor.
(e) "Inquire" means to communicate any question or statement to an Applicant, an Applicant's current or prior Employers, or a current or former employee or agent of the applicant's current or prior Employer, in writing or otherwise, for the purpose of obtaining an Applicant's Salary History, or to conduct a search of publicly available records or reports for the purpose of obtaining an applicant's Salary History, but does not include informing the Applicant in writing or otherwise about the position's proposed or anticipated salary or salary range.
(f) "Salary History" includes the Applicant's current or prior wage, benefits, or other compensation. "Salary History" does not include any objective measure of the Applicant's productivity such as revenue, sales, or other production reports.
(Ord. 173-19. Passed 6-26-19.)