Effective July 1, 2012, Vermont joins California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Oregon, and Washington as jurisdictions that restrict an employer’s right to obtain and use credit information for making employment decisions. Under the new law, Vermont employer are restricted in their ability to inquire about or use an applicant’s or employee’s credit report or credit history with respect to employment, compensation, or a term, condition, or privilege of employment.

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