News Releases | June 10, 2015

New York City Adopts Nation’s Strongest ‘Ban the Box’ Policy as Momentum Builds for Fair-Chance Hiring Reforms

New Yorkers with Conviction Histories Will Get a Fair Shot at a Job as City Council Votes on Fair Chance(…)

News Releases | June 1, 2015

Ohio Adopts Fair-Hiring Policy for Jobseekers with Records

The State of Ohio today became the 17th state to adopt a fair-chance hiring policy for jobseekers with records, removing(…)

Videos | May 15, 2015

Al Jazeera: Do Background Checks Mean a Safer Workforce?

NELP’s Michelle Natividad Rodriguez joins host Ray Suarez on Al Jazeera’s “Inside Story” to discuss fair chance hiring.

Press Clips | May 13, 2015

New Republic: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Get Hired

A single tweak to job applications would change the lives of millions of job-seekers with conviction records.

Blog | May 11, 2015

27 Senators Urge President Obama to Adopt Federal “Fair Chance” Hiring Policy

Now’s the time for the president to act, says NELP’s Christine Owens.

Commentary | April 28, 2015

CNN: Koch Brothers Are Right on Fair Chance Hiring

If a major federal contractor like Koch Industries can “ban the box,” there’s no reason why others cannot.

Press Clips | April 27, 2015

USA Today: Koch Industries Drops Criminal-History Question from Job Applications

Fair-chance hiring is an idea with broad appeal whose time has come.

News Releases | April 27, 2015

Koch Industries Decision to ‘Ban the Box’ Signals Broad, Growing Appeal for Fair-Hiring Practices

One of Nation’s Largest Employers Moves to Reduce Employment Barriers for Job-Seekers with Records, as Criminal Justice Reform Gains Momentum(…)

Commentary | April 14, 2015

San Jose Mercury News: Apple Computer Hiring: Commitment to Second Chances Still Unclear

NELP’s Michelle Natividad Rodriguez on how Apple can become a corporate leader in the fair-chance hiring movement.

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