Credit Checks For Employment: A Discriminatory Barrier

Economic Justice, Employment, Racial Justice

More and more employers now use credit checks to screen potential employees, even though credit history typically tells next to nothing about a person’s ability to perform a job.  Not only is this practice unhelpful to employers, it is also often discriminatory, as it disproportionately impacts communities of color.  Find out more in this recent article, where LCCR’s Litigation Director addresses the topic.