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  • Paper: Credit status not a good predictor of worker productivity

    Photo of Andrew Weaver, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois.

    Credit screening as a condition of employment is a flawed practice that can result in discrimination against low-income and minority applicants, says research from Andrew Weaver, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Andrew Weaver, call 217-265-5048; email aweaver5@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Is Credit Status a Good Signal Of Productivity?” is available online.