Blog | March 18, 2016

New York City Moves to Implement Fair-Chance Hiring Law

NELP has submitted comments on the proposed rules to implement the new law.

Blog | December 9, 2015

Faulty FBI Background Checks for Employment

Nearly half of FBI background checks fail to include crucial information on the outcome of a case after an arrest.

Blog | September 25, 2015

New York Governor Cuomo Announces Fair-Chance Hiring for State

New York is the 19th state to implement a policy, along with nearly 100 cities and counties and D.C.

Blog | July 9, 2015

Broken Windows, Broken Systems: Policing and Fair-Chance Hiring Policies

The NYPD’s own policing and hiring policies have made it harder to diversify its ranks.

Blog | June 16, 2015

Fair-Chance Hiring: An Antidote to Race-Coding and Inequality

How can the fair-chance hiring campaign, help restore the middle class?

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.

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