Oregon Employers Can’t Use Your Credit Report

By |2020-12-14T00:08:31-08:00October 31st, 2012|Adam Weiner Bankruptcy Attorney Portland, Adam Weiner Bankruptcy Lawyer, Credit Report|

Oregon Employers Can't Use Your Credit Report Anymore When Deciding Whether to Hire You Adam M. Weiner Bankruptcy Layer, Attorney, Credit ReportOn July 1, 2010, Oregon's Job Applicant Fairness Act went into effect making it unlawful for most employers to require a job applicant to provide a credit report when applying for a job. There are some exceptions to this law, which include job applicants for bank jobs, police, security, and/or if credit information "is substantially job related." Nonetheless, this is a powerful law that not many other states have.