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"Ban the Box" Trend Continues: New Jersey, Illinois, Rochester NY and Baltimore MD

Posted by Joshua Flexen on Sep 2, 2014 11:00:17 PM

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Topics: rochester, illinois, Criminal History, Accurate Background, New Jersey, Fair Criminal Record Screening Amendment Act of 20, Ban the Box, EEOC, baltimore

New Jersey Bans the Box – What You Need to Know

Posted by Liz Fairchild on Aug 15, 2014 3:38:39 AM

On August 11, 2014 Gov. Chris Christie and the state of New Jersey joined the ranks of Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Rhode Island, and Illinois that “Ban the Box,” restricting employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal record during the initial hiring process. The legislation will go into effect on March 2015.

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Topics: Opportunity to Compete, New Jersey, Ban the Box

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