All Items: Job Applications

  • Municipal Preemption

    Date:
    April 5, 2017

    Many states have passed laws that prohibit local governments from adopting, enforcing or administering an ordinance or local resolution on certain issues, such as minimum wage or employee leaves.

  • Ban the Box

    Date:
    July 3, 2014

    One of the fastest-moving trends in employment law involves the plethora of "ban the box" laws that have sprouted up in a dozen states and more than 60 municipalities. These laws make it illegal to include criminal history questions on initial job applications.

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Editor's Choice: HR guidance on legal considerations of job application forms.