Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Discrimination suit targets UMiami credit screen

The Associated Press
Posted on Tuesday, 11.23.10

MIAMI -- A federal lawsuit contends that University of Miami credit history checks of job candidates discriminate unfairly against minorities.
The potential class-action lawsuit filed Monday claims that use of credit histories in hiring decisions violates the Civil Rights Act. The suit argues there is no link between credit histories and job performance or trustworthiness. It also says minorities tend to have more credit issues than whites and others.

Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/11/23/1939382/discrimination-suit-targets-umiami.html#ixzz166vk0Bp9

Lawsuit Press Release
PR Web

Lawsuit Accuses University of Miami of Racial Discrimination for Rejecting Job Applicants Based on Credit History


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