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Legislative Memo

Frank Kerbein
Director, Center for Human Resources
T 518.465.7517 x210
www.bcnys.org

BILL:

A.8070-B (Stevenson) / S.4905-A (Klein)

Support

SUBJECT:

Prohibits Employer Use of Credit History in Employment Decisions

 

DATE:

June 20, 2012

 

This bill would prohibit employers from requesting a credit history or using the results of a credit history for employment decision purposes. The Business Council opposes enactment of this bill.

For these reasons, The Business Council opposes this legislation and respectfully urges that this bill not be enacted.