Industry News, credit check, credit history

Responsible Credit Checks Are an Invaluable Resource for Hiring

As an employer, how can you reasonably gauge how likely it is that someone will commit fraud against your business? Comp...

Industry News, credit check, washington DC

Washington, D.C. Restricts Employer Use of Credit Information for Employment Purposes

The new law defines “credit information,” as any written, oral, or communication of information bearing on an employee’s...

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Compliance and Legislation, credit check, ban the box, FCRA, washington DC

Washington, D.C. Passes Fair Credit in Employment Amendment Act

Washington, D.C. employers wishing to run credit checks on prospective hires will have more difficulty doing so under a ...

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Industry News, credit check, Philidelphia

Philadelphia Restricts Employer Use of Credit Information for Employment Purposes

In accordance with § 9-1130, subsection (1), employers must not procure, seek a person’s cooperation or consent to procu...

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Industry News, new york city, credit check

Mayor de Blasio Approves Restrictions on Employer Use of Credit History

The ordinance applies to employers with four or more employees in New York City. It includes employers, labor organizati...

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Industry News, credit check, colorado

Colorado Amends Law Limiting Credit Reports

The Act restricts an employer’s use of consumer credit information for employment purposes unless the information contai...

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Compliance and Legislation, credit check, social media checks, Nevada

Nevada Prohibits Social Media Access

Earlier this month, Nevada passed Assembly Bill 181 which establishes two new unlawful employment practices. The two-fol...

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Industry News, credit check, colorado

Colorado Bans the Use of Consumer Credit Information for Employment Purposes

Colorado’s new legislation prohibits an employer from using consumer credit information for employment purposes unless t...

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Industry News, Vermont, credit check

Vermont Limits Credit Reports

The law creates the following exemptions: When the information is required by state or federal law or regulation. The po...

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Industry News, credit check, Connecticut

Connecticut Limits Employers’ Use of Credit Reports

The law is available at http://www.cga.ct.gov/2011/ACT/PA/2011PA-00223-R00SB-00361-PA.htm. The most important part of th...

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