What are Ban the Box laws?

Ban the Box is the name of an international campaign by civil rights groups and advocates for ex-offenders, aimed at persuading employers to remove from their hiring applications the check box that asks if applicants have a criminal record. Its purpose is to enable ex-offenders to display their qualifications in the hiring process before being [...]

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What are hiring laws?

Federal FCRA regulations state that inquiring about past convictions or imprisonment is prohibited and will not be justified by business necessity, UNLESS: Conviction or imprisonment occurred within the last seven years; OR Conviction or imprisonment reasonably related to job duties Federal FCRA regulations state that inquiring about arrests must include inquiry as to whether charges [...]

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What recruitment challenges do companies face?

Multiple facilities/jobs nationwide Following Federal/State regulations FCRA (15 states have own FCRA rules) Ban the Box (30 states with some ban type) State-level healthcare regulations Consistency in policies & hiring practices HR partner oversight of applicant status Recruiter involvement and access to results Multiple and different job positions Up to date job descriptions [...]

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