A Legal Update on Background Screening Laws in Philadelphia and Illinois

Legislative changes in Philadelphia and Illinois will affect how employers in these jurisdictions use background checks ...

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...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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