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.

News Releases | April 3, 2015

Virginia Governor Signs “Ban the Box” Executive Order

Birthplace of the Nation, 15th State Overall, to Give Qualified Job-Seekers with Convictions a Fair Chance to Work Washington, DC—(…)

Press Clips | March 25, 2015

Politico: Obama Urged to Do More to Help People with Records Find Jobs

Politico covers our effort to move the Obama administration to adopt a federal fair-chance hiring policy for people with conviction(…)

News Releases | March 25, 2015

Nearly 200 Groups Urge President Obama to Take Executive Action Adopting Fair-Chance Hiring Reforms for People with Records

Criminal justice reform emerges as a leading bipartisan and economic Issue.

Press Clips | February 27, 2015

New York Times (Editorial): Remove Unfair Barriers to Employment

New York Times editorial, citing NELP, calls on the Obama administration to adopt fair-chance hiring for federal agencies and contractors.

Commentary | January 27, 2015

Washington Post: The Paths to Full Employment, Path 1: Fair-Hiring Practices for People with Records

NELP board member Jared Bernstein on helping people with records find jobs.

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