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Saturday, July 24, 2010

Job Applicant Credit Check Banned in Oregon

Oregon recently joined Washing and Hawaii banning the use of job applicant's credit reports during the hiring process. With the unemployment rate increase and more than a quarter of all Americans' credit score dipping below the 599 mark, this is a wise move on the state's part. 

According to  Angela Martin, the economic fairness director at Our Oregon seven other states are currently looking into similar legislation.  This is great news for  those who have been effected most by the currently state of our nations' economy.

Visit Martha C. White's article, Oregon bans job applicant credit checks  to read the entire article.

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