New Jersey Bills Seek To Prohibit Employers From Requiring Or Obtaining Credit Checks From Applicants Or Employees

Author:Mr Evan Shenkman and Christopher R. Coxson
Profession:Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On May 31, 2012, the Senate approved a bill (S455) that would prohibit employers from seeking credit checks on employees or applicants under most circumstances. A detailed discussion of that bill appeared in the February 2012 issue of the New Jersey eAuthority. The bill now heads to the Assembly for its consideration, where the bill already has several supporters. A parallel bill (A2840) was introduced by the Assembly on May...

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