From: Greg Fisher
Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2011
To: S. I. Newhouse Jr., chairman and CEO, Advance Publications, Inc.
Cc: John P. Hiner, executive editor, Bay City Times (Advance Publications, Inc.); Matt Sharp, publisher, Bay City Times (Advance Publications, Inc.); Shannon Murphy, reporter, Bay City Times (Advance Publications, Inc.); Karen Rowlader, assistant director of Professionalism, Thomas M. Cooley Law School; Jon Switalski, Michigan state Representative
Subject: credit score employers myth, Advance Publications, Inc.
See this message and your response at http://blog.creditscoring.com/?p=1951.
In an editorial, you published, “Checking credit scores is no longer a reliable or even fair way to rate job candidates.”
The Credit Scoring Site
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To: The Honorable Jon Switalski
Cc: Andy Dillon; Todd Heywood, Michigan Messenger
Subject: credit score, employer
You said, “If employers are allowed to continue using credit scores in hiring decisions, many hard-working people will be unfairly penalized.”
What evidence suggests that employers use credit scores in hiring decisions?