3 'Ban the Box' Mishaps Employers Should Steer Clear Of

Law360, New York (June 2, 2017, 8:14 PM EDT) -- As more states and local governments embrace “ban the box” laws preventing employers from asking up front about a job applicant’s criminal history, businesses that operate in multiple locales need to not only stay abreast of the varying requirements but also avoid getting tripped up by these frequently repeated mistakes, attorneys say.

Particularly on the state and local level, businesses over the past few years have become subject to an ever-growing number of requirements during the hiring process, including the increasingly prevalent ban-the-box laws that eliminate questions about criminal convictions on job applications and delay the point in the hiring process...

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