Heyl Royster

 


Heyl Royster

 

Legislative Update - Equal Employment for All Act of 2013 (S 1837)

8/4/14

Senate Bill 1837 would amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act and prohibit employers from asking for a credit history. Equal Employment for All Act of 2013, S. 1837, 113th Congress (2013). Employers would not be allowed to obtain consumer or investigative reports for job candidates. This would bar employers from disqualifying applicants based upon a poor credit rating. This bill, introduced by the majority Democrats in the Senate, is expected to be opposed by Senate Republicans as well as the Republican majority in the House.