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Philadelphia expands ordinance limiting employer credit checks

Thursday, February 4, 2021 On January 20, 2021, Mayor Jim Kenney signed legislation amending the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinancewhich prohibits Covered Employers from obtaining, reviewing, or otherwise using an applicant’s or employee’s credit information in connection with hiring, firing, tenure, promotion, discipline or review of any other term, condition or privilege of employment with respect […]