To increase credit visibility, a new solution is offered

Adam Levitin, a law professor at Georgetown, recently posted to the creditslips blog about an interesting idea to bring more underserved consumers in to the financial mainstream. Levitin writes that The Biden administration could substantially reduce the number of “credit invisible” and “thin file” consumers without legislation, simply through a determined use of federal contract… Continue reading To increase credit visibility, a new solution is offered

Philadelphia bans most credit checks for employment; Imposes new obligations

A recent blog from Jackson Lewis highlights key changes to Philadelphia’s Unlawful Credit Screening Practices in Employment ordinance and the city’s Fair Criminal Record Screenings Standards ordinance (FCRSS), commonly referred to as the “Ban the Box” regulation. Changes took effect on March 21, 2021, and April 1, 2021, respectively. The regulations supplement the governing requirements… Continue reading Philadelphia bans most credit checks for employment; Imposes new obligations

Kentucky’s New ‘Reentry’ Law Gives Employers Clearance to Hire Workers With Criminal Backgrounds

Incentives for Employers is a Win for Workers JD Supra has a post about a recent Kentucky law that makes it easier for employers to hire people with a prior criminal history. One of the barriers to reentry is the liability that employers might absorb if a person with a prior criminal history recidivates on… Continue reading Kentucky’s New ‘Reentry’ Law Gives Employers Clearance to Hire Workers With Criminal Backgrounds