Blog | December 9, 2015

Faulty FBI Background Checks for Employment

Nearly half of FBI background checks fail to include crucial information on the outcome of a case after an arrest.

Commentary | November 3, 2015

CNBC: Here’s What Paul Ryan Should Do First

Start by passing an increase to the federal minimum wage.

News Releases | November 2, 2015

On the President’s Announcement on ‘Ban the Box’ Hiring

The President’s announcement in Newark is a positive first step.

News Releases | October 27, 2015

NYC ‘Fair Chance’ Hiring Law Takes Effect Today

News Releases | October 27, 2015

NYC ‘Fair Chance’ Hiring Law Takes Effect Today

Employers: consider qualifications first.

News Releases | October 1, 2015

On the Senate Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill

NELP applauds the Senate’s work to advance criminal justice reform and to fix flawed FBI background checks for employment.

Blog | September 25, 2015

New York Governor Cuomo Announces Fair-Chance Hiring for State

New York is the 19th state to implement a policy, along with nearly 100 cities and counties and D.C.

News Releases | July 30, 2015

On Today’s Rally at the White House for Federal Fair-Chance Hiring Reform

We are asking the federal government to give all workers a fair chance at a job.

Commentary | July 29, 2015

Huffington Post: Small Business Wins With Fair-Chance Hiring

A laundromat owner in Florida explains why he supports fair-chance hiring.

Commentary | July 16, 2015

CNBC: Time to Ban Criminal-Record Box on Job Applications

The Obama administration must lead on “fair chance” hiring, write Christine Owens and Nayantara Mehta.

Back to Top of Page