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Fair Credit Reporting: SETPA Sued for Background Checks

Several news outlets, including the Philadelphia Business Journal, recently reported that SETPA was hit with a law suit claiming that it conducted improper criminal background checks on employment applicants and rejected applicants based on information in these background checks. This is a little understood area of Fair Credit Reporting.

Unlawful Employment Background Checks and Fair Credit Reporting

There is a major area of Fair Credit Reporting that most people do not associated with Credit Reporting at all. Many good people are denied employment unlawfully, because of a blemish on his/her criminal record. Usually they did not something immature, rash and stupid in their younger years. They are not the same person. They are good workers and would be a good employee.

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