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Jobless Credit Checks

Laura Bassett

Maryland Lawmaker Reintroduces Bill To Ban Credit Checks In Hiring Process | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- For many of the 6.4 million Americans who have been unemployed for six months or longer, the prospect of finding a new job is daunting e...

Letters from Victims of the Great Recession

Michael Thornton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michael Thornton

Letters from those affected by a tragedy often have more impact than simply discussing the facts and data. That's the case with the tragic consequences of long-term unemployment.

Laura Bassett

Are Credit Checks Keeping The Jobless Out Of Work? | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After working for the same railroad for 14 years, never missing a house or car payment, Sammy Bailey says he never expected his credit score to keep h...