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New York City Council Votes to Limit Credit Checks by Employers

On April 21, 2015 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner On April 16, the New York City Council passed Intro 261A, which bans the use of credit checks to screen applicants for employment except in enumerated circumstances. The legislation, which was supported by Mayor Bill de Blasio and was sponsored by 40 of the 51 members of […]

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Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of EEOC Challenge to Credit Checks

On April 10, 2014 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner In an important opinion that turned on a technical rule of evidence, but which has broader implications, the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit yesterday strongly rejected the EEOC’s methodology for asserting that an employer’s use of credit checks has an unlawful disparate impact on minority […]

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