Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren recently introduced legislation which would ban employers from conducting credit checks of prospective employees during the hiring process. Known as the Equal Employment for All Act, the measure would amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit employers from using consumer credit reports to make employment decisions. Notably, the Act
Colorado joins eight other states in restricting employers’ use of credit information in making employment decisions…
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Beginning January 1, 2012, California will restrict an employer’s ability to obtain a credit report for employment purposes.
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Connecticut joins five other states (Hawaii, Illinois, Oregon, Washington, and Maryland) in limiting what credit report information employers may use in making hiring or employment decisions.
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