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If i am looking for a job and they ask me how much i got paid on my last job,

Lynbrook, NY |

is there any legal way they can ever find out if i don't let them call my employer?can they see from having my SS number?

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  1. They can ask, you should answer truthfully. They can simply call the previous employer, they don't really need your permission. Also, depending on the employer, your salary can be public information.

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  2. You could always ask your previous employer if they share salary information as part of their reference policy.

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