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Just curious. I am pending a job offer (telecommute

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Customer: ***** *****. Just curious. I am pending a job offer (telecommute corporate travel agent) in Colorado from a company based out of Pennsylvania. Can this type of company still use my credit report to not hire me? I have bad to terrible credit. I will telecommute from Colorado.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I applied for the job. I think its pending my background check. My credit is bad. I live in Colorado and will work from here too. The company is based out of Pennsylvania. There are consumer laws about this in Colorado, but not Pennsylvania.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  socrateaser replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Colorado law controls if you are employed "in" Colorado. This is the same whether or not the issue is payroll tax, unemployment insurance, or any other employment-related issue. The law of the jurisdiction in which the employee is substantially employed controls the employee's rights.

If your rights are violated, you can file a complaint at this link.

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