The Consideration of Criminal Records in Hiring Decisions

by The National Reentry Resource Center
by The Council of State Governments Justice Center

This factsheet, produced by the Council of State Governments Justice Center’s National Reentry Resource Center in partnership with the National Employment Law Project, is designed to educate policymakers about fair-chance hiring policies, including the consideration of criminal records in hiring decisions. It also provides background on current policies and their impact, as well as cost and implementation considerations.

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