NYC Law Limiting Employer Use of Credit Checks Signed by Mayor

On May 6, 2015, New York City Mayor, Bill De Blasio, signed legislation proposed by the City of New York likely to limit an employer’s ability to use credit checks when making hiring and retention decisions. The law goes into effect 120 days from May 6, 2015, or on September 3, 2015. We analyzed the new law in detail in a recent blog.

For questions about this blog or about the use of background checks and applicable policies and procedures in general, please contact an attorney in the Gibbons Employment & Labor Law Department.

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