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700,000 new job applicants with records will now have fairer chance at federal agency and contractor employment
More than 700,000 Americans will soon gain a fairer chance at finding federal employment.
It is well understood—and well documented—that people with arrest and conviction records face significant barriers to employment. Conservative estimates indicate that(…)
The EEOC guidance advises employers that certain background check policies may constitute unlawful employment discrimination.
The National Employment Law Project (“NELP”) expresses solidarity with the incarcerated individuals and organizers striking across the country who are now entering(…)
Washington becomes the 11th state to adopt fair-chance reforms for the private sector.
Our analysis of California fair chance laws will help employers comply with the law and advance best practices.
Although disappointing, the court’s order is not a license to discriminate against job-seekers with records. Title VII remains the law.
2017 was another year of significant progress for the fair chance hiring movement.