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Your Job Postings Could be in Violation of Ban-The-Box Laws

Your Job Postings Could be in Violation of Ban-The-Box Laws

Multiple states, cities, and municipalities have passed Ban-the-box legislation. It can be tricky to keep up with the varying laws and the subtle nuances, especially if your business has multiple locations spanning different cities and states.

But did you know that in some jurisdictions, such as New York City, Washington, Wisconsin, and New Jersey, the language in your job postings can violate Ban-the-box prohibitions. Just the mention of a background check being required, can run afoul of the law.

JD Supra provides a more detailed look into the perils the language used in job postings can bring.

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This is not legal advice, for legal advice please seek legal counsel.

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