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NYC bill would ban credit checks in hiring, firing
New York City Council members held a hearing Friday on a bill that would prevent companies from using credit checks in employment decisions, a practice that they said harms the very people who need jobs …

8 Clumsy Mistakes to Avoid During the Hiring Process
Are you undercutting your recruitment strategies? Employers who are careless during their talent-acquisition process will end up with less than superb candidates. Avoid these lapses.

Proposed Bill Would Ban Credit Checks In Hiring, Firing
The bill's chief sponsor, Councilman Brad Lander, said Friday that job seekers should be judged by their qualifications, not by whether they have enough money to pay their bills.

NYC bill would ban credit checks in hiring
New York (AP) — New York City Council members are considering a bill that would prevent companies from using credit checks in employment decisions. The bill's chief sponsor, Councilman Brad Lander, said Friday that job seekers should be judged by their qualifications, not by whether they have enough money to pay their bills. …

New York May Ban Credit Checks for Hiring, Firing
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council members are considering a bill that would prevent companies from using credit checks in employment decisions.

Sand City close to hiring new administrator
SAND CITY >> Ending a search that began in March, Sand City looks to be on the verge of hiring a new administrator.

HireRight Releases Its First Background Check Benchmark Report for Higher Education; Reveals Risks, Screening Trends …
A new survey from HireRight focused on employment screening in higher education found that 77 percent of higher education industry respondents reported screening had exposed a person who lied on a resume.

Banks Said to Delay Hiring on Tougher Internal Scrutiny
A customer enters a Barclays Plc bank branch in London, U.K. Barclays has delayed a senior staff member’s start date in its London fixed-income division amid queries into his background that arose while preparing his application for approval from the FCA to work in the U.K., two people familiar with the matter said.

De Blasio backs 'concept' of banning credit checks in hiring
Mayor Bill de Blasio supports the "concept" of prohibiting employers from using credit checks during hiring and will work with the City Council on a bill that would do so, a spokesman said… To view the full story, click the title link.

Audit finds omissions that could spawn theft and violence at the university
How certain is UCSD that its employees and volunteers aren't ex-convicts? Not as sure as it should be, according to a report by the school's audit and management services department critical of lapses in university background checks.