Fair-Chance Hiring Best Practice: Delaying Inquiries Until Conditional Offer

As one of the leading technical assistance providers for fair-chance hiring laws, we often receive inquiries about our best practice recommendations.

Although all of our recommendations complement each other to reduce hiring biases against job-seekers with records, this brief highlights one important component of a robust fair-chance policy: delaying conviction inquiries until the conditional job offer.

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About the Authors

Michelle Natividad Rodriguez

Nayantara Mehta

Areas of expertise:
  • Community Engagement,
  • Enforcement of Workplace Standards,
  • Nonstandard Workforce