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Credit Checks

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Restricting Employee Credit Checks Passes 1st Vote

Colorado Senators are debating a measure to restrict employers from using consumer credit information against job applicants unless the job they’re applying for is in the financial or security sectors.

02/20/2012

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Credit Checks Could Be Limited For Some Colorado Jobs

Lawmakers will hear testimony on a bill to prohibit employers from using consumer credit information against potential employees unless they’re applying for a job that involves financial decisions.

02/13/2012

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More Employers Using Credit Checks On Job Applicants

An increasing number of employers are using credit checks to screen potential job applicants. It’s totally legal, and bad credit is not illegal, but employers say the information is helpful in the hiring process.

02/14/2011