Ban Credit Checks in Hiring

Credit checks and other scouring of online background information are thereby being combined into algorithmic screening categories that may exclude individuals from even being considered for a job.[i]

[i] Alex Rosenblat, Kate Wikelius, Danah Boyd, Seeta Peña Gangadharan, and Corrine Yu. Data & Civil Rights: Employment Primer.  Data & Society/OTI/Leadership Conference, October 30, 2014; http://tinyurl.com/o6tc5mk