Posts tagged Mayor Muriel Bowser.
On February 15, 2017, Mayor Muriel Bowser signed
the “Fair Credit in Employment Amendment Act of 2016” (“Act”) (D.C. Act A21-0673
) previously passed by the D.C. Council. The Act amends the Human Rights Act of 1977
to add “credit information” as a trait protected from discrimination and makes it a discriminatory practice for most employers to directly or indirectly require, request, suggest, or cause an employee (prospective or current) to submit credit information, or use, accept, refer to, or inquire into an employee’s credit information. As discussed in our ...
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