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Maryland Considers Outlawing Use of Credit Reports in Employment Decisions

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Back in April, we discussed how some states are outlawing the use of credit reports in hiring decisions, and now Maryland may become the next state to do so. Maryland State Delegate Kirill Reznik (D-Germantown) recently re-introduced a bill that would prevent employers in the state from using credit reports in hiring and firing decisions; […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

February 1st, 2011 at 9:38 am

Using Credit Reports in Hiring May Soon Be Illegal

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Do you run credit checks on potential employees? Or, as a potential employee, have you been asked for permission to run your credit report when applying for a job? As reported in The New York Times, the legal use of credit reports in hiring may soon be a thing of the past; three states (Hawai’i, […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

April 13th, 2010 at 6:24 am