Tag: Ban the Box

Federal Agencies to Ban the Box?

After a number of states took up “ban the box” measures and a couple of big companies followed suit, lawmakers have introduced legislation to make federal hiring practices fairer to former convicts. The law would prohibit federal agencies and contractors from asking about an applicant’s criminal past until after a conditional job offer is made, […]

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Are You Ready to Ban the Box?

  A number of states have taken up “ban the box measures,” at least one major company (Target) has voluntarily dropped the question, and now the movement is aiming at the federal government. Employers may be wondering how far the movement will go and what it will mean for the way they choose or exclude […]

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