'Ban The Box' Job Application Law OK'd By LA City Council

Law360, Los Angeles (December 1, 2016, 10:07 PM EST) -- The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a law prohibiting some employers from asking job seekers to disclose any criminal history on their initial application, with the ordinance’s author calling the city’s version of “Ban the Box” one of the most progressive in the nation.

Los Angeles’ law prohibits city contractors and private employers with 10 or more workers from asking, “at any time or by any means,” if a job candidate has a criminal record “unless and until a conditional offer of employment has been...
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