Update on Ban the Box Laws

The National Employment Law Project estimates that about 185 million U.S. citizen are living in the ban-the-box jurisdiction located in 24 states, with acceleration since 2010. Some jurisdictions, such as Hawaii, Minnesota and Washington, D.C., have developed their own versions of the law, like those that include a prohibition for private employers, removal of the criminal conviction question for an initial application and specific criteria surrounding the conviction.

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