EEOC examines the use of credit checks for job applicants

10/21/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

Many employers use credit checks to investigate job applicants, and the practice was the topic of a hearing at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission this week. Opponents say the practice is discriminatory to racial groups that tend to have lower credit scores and isn't a true reflection of an applicant's abilities. Defenders of the practice say employers use the credit checks to look at patterns of careless behavior, not just single events.

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