New Republic: New Republic: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Get Hired

On Monday, 27 senators asked President Barack Obama to take executive action to ban federal agencies and contractors from asking about applicants’ criminal histories until later in the hiring process. . . .

“The criminal record has been used to basically dehumanize a population and to treat them as less than deserving of human dignity and respect,” said Michelle Rodriguez, a senior staff attorney at the National Employment Law Project (NELP).

Read the full article at the New Republic.

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