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Aug 22

“Ban the Box” – California Employers Are Cautioned When Using Criminal Records in Hiring Decisions – Lexology

 By now, California employers are probably aware of the “Ban the Box” movement sweeping the nation. Lawmakers and government agencies aim to provide applicants with a fair chance at employment by eliminating conviction history inquiries in background checks, interviews, and applications. Over 100 cities and counties nationwide have adopted similar initiatives to prevent employers from …

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