Atlanta has joined the list of jurisdictions banning the use of criminal history in hiring.
A cable company has been ordered to pay the massive award to the family of a Texas woman who was brutally murdered in her home by one of its employees. The award underscores the importance of pre-employment screening.
A new Colorado law will help persons with a criminal history improve their chances of employment by automatically sealing certain arrest and conviction records.
More than half of unemployed men between the ages of 30 and 38 have a criminal history record, a recent study estimates, raising questions about the use of preemployment screening as many employers struggle to recruit and fill job vacancies.
Beginning July 29, 2021, New York City employers will face additional limits on the use of criminal background information during the hiring process when amendments to the city's ban the box ordinance take effect.
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