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City Council Passes Bill to Ban Credit Checks for Most Job Seekers



"You are in a Catch-22," said Emmanuel Caicedo, a senior campaign strategist with Demos, one member of a coalition of 79 labor and civil rights organizations that formed the NYC Coalition to Stop Credit Checks in Employment.

"You can't pay your bills and so your credit is bad. And then you can't get a job to pay your bills because of your credit."