Philadelphia Restriction on Use of Credit History in Employment Decisions to Apply to More Employers

The City of Philadelphia passed an amendment to its “Fair Practices Ordinance,” further restricting specific employers from use of credit checks and credit-related information in hiring, promotion, discipline, and retention decisions. The amendment removes law enforcement agencies and financial institutions as formerly exempted employers. 

Please read our latest release for more information on the subject.

We advise you to review your current policies and procedures in preparation for this amendment to the "Fair Practices Ordinance" in Philadelphia.


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