Should credit scores be used as a part of the hiring process?
|I don’t think it’s fair. It promotes putting people down, it doesn’t encourage people to reform, and it’s a systematic way to discriminate and oppress.
|It limits those who have made mistakes in their financial decisions to get the job that matches their needs …
Massachusetts Black Legislative Caucus
|Absolutely not. For that to become a policy, it would hurt the working class more [often] than not.
||Felix G. Arroyo
At-Large Candidate, Boston City Council
|No. It is discriminatory. What does your credit score have to do with your ability to do a job?
Former President, Boston NAACP
|Nowadays, people are looking at your FICA score to consider if they would date you.
|It shouldn’t be. It’s putting people in a box.
||Sergut W. Yohannes
Public Health Professional