On the surface, withholding criminal history information from employers until late in the interview stage would seem to help African American and Hispanic men gain employment. But a recent study by The national Center of Economic Research ( in their October 2016 digest) claims just the opposite.
The State of Texas is taking aim at Cities and counties that are attempting to Micromanage Ban the Box regulations.
Topics: Ban the Box
What is a human resource manager to do when new or current employees proudly proclaim their use of re creationaldrug? The answer may be, continue what you have always been doing.
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IIn what may be a preview of things to come for all California Employers The Los Angeles City Council has voted (13-1) to pass a ‘Fair Chance Initiative’ ( effective Jan 1-2017) that will “Ban the Box” from job applications. The initiative will forbid public and private employers with more than 10 employees from asking applicants about criminal records while alsonrequiring the delay of background checks until conditional job offers are made. This according to a blog on the website of Councilman Curren D. Price (District 9).