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Employers Beware: Credit Checks May Expose You to Unwanted Discrimination Claims

Can an employer be sued based on its use of credit checks during hiring? Yes, at least according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). There appears to be a new enforcement direction from the EEOC, as evidenced by certain recent court filings. Over the past several months, the agency...