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Legislative Memo

Frank Kerbein
Director, Center for Human Resources
T 518.465.7511, ext. 210
www.bcnys.org

BILL:

A.5310 (Dinowitz)

Support

SUBJECT:

Prohibits Employer Use of Consumer Credit Reports in Employment Decisions

 

DATE:

June 9, 2017

 

This bill would prohibit employers from requesting a consumer credit report or using the results of a consumer credit report for employment decision purposes. The Business Council, on behalf of it’s more than 2,400 members opposes this proposed legislation.

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