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11 States Where Employers Can’t Check Your Credit

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In most of the country, a potential employer can review your credit report when evaluating you for a job you applied for, and it’s a very controversial practice, to say the least. There’s a growing movement to restrict these credit checks, and on May 6, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a law preventing most employers from requesting ... Read More »

    Employers May Be Banned From Pulling Credit Reports if “Equal Employment for All Act” (HR.3149) Passes

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    A bill put forth last year in Congress may have a greater need now that the economy has remained sour for so long. Tough employment conditions can create a negative entry on a credit report and we don’t want that to hold people back from obtaining employment. Representatives Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Luis Guitérrez (D-IL) introduced H.R. 3149, the “Equal ... Read More »

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