New York City Limits Credit History Use Beginning September 3rd

August 20, 2015

By Kristine Sova


This post by Kristine Sova describes the new NYC law which makes it "illegal for covered employers in New York City to request or use an employee's or applicant's consumer credit history to make employment decision."


At this time, it is unclear whether contract attorneys would fall under the exemption for "Non-clerical positions having regular access to trade secrets, intelligence information or national security information," and thus still be subject to credit checks when being considered for their positions by agencies.


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Under the National Labor Relations Act, it is ILLEGAL for employers to spy on peaceful work-related organizing activities and gatherings.

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