Update on Ban the Box Laws

With the support of federal and local governments in many communities, the National Employment Law Project recently reported that more than half of the country’s population is living in a ban-the-box jurisdiction. 24 states and over 100 local jurisdictions have implemented some form of the law and 9 states have now removed the criminal conviction question from applications for private employment. EEOC guidance suggests that individual assessment should be used when a criminal history is present.

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