What is Clean Slate Legislation and How May It Impact Hiring?

Clean Slate laws are popping up more and more frequently across the country, making it possible to erase, remove and automatically seal some criminal records from the public view, if the individual remains crime-free for a set period of time. So far, Pennsylvania, Utah, Michigan, Connecticut, Delaware, Oklahoma, and Colorado all have such laws, which vary to some degree. Gaining bi-partisan support, the process allows more individuals with criminal backgrounds to gain employment.

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