On Wednesday the 16th, at 2 pm EST, I will conduct a free webinar  entitled, “Crucial Steps to FCRA Compliant Background Checks: Is Your Company Compliant?”  The webinar is directed toward employers who request and use background checks from private background screening companies and will walk listeners through compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting

This week New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will hold on hearing on New York City’s Proposed Int. No. 261-A, which would ban the use of consumer credit history, making its use potentially an unlawful discriminatory practice. Certain exceptions apply to the general prohibition on an employer, or their agent’s, request or use