Use of Credit Checks as a Hiring Screen Draws Questions

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Credit checks have become a common tool for employers looking for information to screen employees. Especially for employers who are inundated with employment applications in this tight job market, credit checks are an easy way to narrow the applicant pool and shorten the amount of time to select applicants. Sounds like a perfectly reasonable thing to do, right? Maybe not, some critics say.

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Topics:  Credit Checks, EEOC, Employee Credit Checks, FCRA, Job Applicants, Title VII

Published In: Finance & Banking Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

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