March 15, 2023 — Issue Brief

An Act reducing barriers to employment through credit discrimination H.1434/S.1114, the Fair Chance in Employment Act (FCEA) Senator Barrett, Representative Cutler.

 Massachusetts has led the way in this area by being one of three states (CA, HI, MA) banning the use of credit scores in auto insurance decisions or pricing. This act will continue our state’s progress by preventing employers from using credit reports in employment decisions.