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You Can’t Always Use Credit History in Employment Decisions

You Can’t Always Use Credit History in Employment Decisions

Does your state or municipality restrict you from using credit history reports in your hiring decisions? As an employer, you must know the laws in each and every jurisdiction where you do business, where your applicants and employees reside and even where they are interviewed. Credit checks are useful, especially for certain employment positions such […]

Does your State allow you to ask for salary history?

On January 1, 2018 the California Salary History Disclosure law went into effect. California joins Delaware, Puerto Rico, Oregon, Massachusetts, New York City, Philadelphia (pending legal challenge) and its own city of San Francisco in prohibiting employers from asking job applicants for salary history information. Also, effective July 1, 2018, Vermont passed their law prohibiting employers from obtaining and using past salary history. The new California law also […]