DeSoto Votes in Favor of ‘Ban-the-Box’ Policy for Job Hiring

DeSoto City council recently approved a Ban-the-Box policy that, according to member Candice Quarles, “aims to remove job barriers for people with records.” The passing of the legislation comes during a time when Quarles said the nation must find more ways to increase work. DeSoto joins the City of Austin, as well as 36 states and more than 150 cities and counties in implementing hiring policies that aim to give everyone a fair chance at employment.


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