Blog | November 7, 2017

Two Years of New York City’s Fair Chance Act: From Robust Legislation to Effective Enforcement

The FCA remains one of the strongest fair chance hiring laws in the country.

Blog | August 29, 2017

Ban-the-Box “Statistical Discrimination” Studies Draw the Wrong Conclusions

Ban-the-box is just one part of a comprehensive racial justice and economic opportunity agenda.

Blog | August 2, 2017

Dallas Woman Hopes Her Story Will Help Defend Progress on Fair Chance Hiring

Beverly Harrison hopes that her story will illustrate the importance of fair chance hiring policies.

Blog | June 23, 2017

Why Employers Are Hiring People With Records

Businesses are looking beyond the stigma of a record and giving people a fair chance to work.

Blog | April 27, 2017

Strong Momentum for Fair-Chance Hiring and Occupational Licensing Reform in 2017

Fair chance hiring and occupational licensing reform bills are taking off across the country.

Blog | December 29, 2016

Fair-Chance Policies Adopted in 7 States and 28 Localities in 2016

Across the nation, impressive strides were taken in 2016 towards expanding fair-chance hiring policies for people with records.

Blog | October 7, 2016

A Mistake That Lasts a Lifetime

Barriers to occupational licenses for those with even minor arrest or conviction records cast an unnecessarily long shadow.

Blog | September 26, 2016

Why Businesses Should Reach Out to 70 Million Americans Excluded From the Workforce

Employers who can look beyond the stigma of a record may find some of their most dedicated workers.

Blog | August 11, 2016

New NELP Analysis Criticizes Ban-the-Box Studies

The problem isn’t ban-the-box policies; it’s the race discrimination exposed by the policies.

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