Credit Checks For Job Applicants May Be Illegal

Credit Checks For Job Applicants May Be Illegal

According to a survey of human resource folks, 60% of them say they are now running credit checks on potential hires. But there’s a new movement in several states — and one bill stuck in Congress — to make it illegal for a company to run such checks, because detractors claim they are hurting people from getting jobs during the recession. [More]