Press Clips | April 29, 2016

On POTUS Banning the Box in Fed. Hiring, Reforming Policies for Fair Employment

We applaud the President for embracing the role of the federal government as a model employer.

News Releases | April 26, 2016

Report: States Fall Short in Removing Occupational Licensing Barriers for Workers with Records

Occupational license disqualifications remain entrenched in state laws for people with records.

News Releases | April 25, 2016

Over 125 Groups Urge President Obama to “Finish the Job” and Extend Ban-the-Box to Federal Contractors

The president can ensure that federal contractors eliminate unfair hiring barriers facing the 70 million Americans who have records.

News Releases | April 6, 2016

Report: How Trades Unions Can Help the Formerly Incarcerated Find Good Jobs

Union-led programs inside and outside prisons are helping the formerly incarcerated find meaningful employment.

Blog | March 18, 2016

2016 Is Shaping Up to Be Another Strong Year for Fair-Hiring Reform

21 states and over 100 cities and counties have taken action to reduce hiring barriers faced by people with records.

Blog | March 18, 2016

New York City Moves to Implement Fair-Chance Hiring Law

NELP has submitted comments on the proposed rules to implement the new law.

News Releases | February 29, 2016

NELP Applauds Foundations’ Move to ‘Ban the Box’

Leading philanthropies to adopt fair-chance hiring for people with records.

News Releases | January 20, 2016

AG’s Settlement Agreement Shows New York Leads on Fair-Chance Hiring

Retailers Big Lots and Marshalls will remove the criminal history question from job applications in NY.

News Releases | January 13, 2016

On Uber’s New Background Check Policy

Uber’s new background check policy ultimately fails the workers it’s meant to help.

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