The Consideration of Criminal Records in Hiring Decisions

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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Michelle Natividad Rodriguez

The National Reentry Resource Center

The Council of State Governments Justice Center