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The “Ban-the-Box” Train Keeps a Rollin’

The “Ban-the-Box” Train Keeps a Rollin’

We make it a priority to keep our readers abreast of trending issues, and Ban-the-Box is still very active. Here are some of the latest updates:

House Oversight Committee approves ban-the-box for agencies, contractors -

The House Oversight and Reform Committee, through a voice vote Tuesday, passed a bipartisan bill that would “ban the box” and prohibit federal agencies and contractors from asking job applicants about their criminal history until after they’ve made a conditional employment offer.

University of Michigan Requires Felony Disclosure – But Not Without Criticism from Ban-The-Box Supporters -

Read the article here.

Colorado Bills to Watch: Addressing Ban-The-Box, Equal Pay, and Within the Colorado Public Colleges and University System

National Law Review provides a summary of two of the bills here.

As well as this related article discussing HB1025 and how close it is to becoming law.

"Ban the box" bill causes concerns for colleges and universities.

Arizona and New Mexico Taking Opposite Approaches Concerning Ban-The-Box –

Arizona and New Mexico are two states heading in opposite directions when it comes to "Ban-the-Box" legislation and highlight the need to work with a well-qualified third-party pre-employment background screening agency in order to stay compliant with law. Read the article here.

Texas Joins in With Anticipated Bills That Would Override Local Provisions and Regulate Ban-The-Box Statewide -

Read the article here.

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