In cities and states across the country, new legislation is aimed at leveling the playing field for applicants to find gainful employment. Legislators are banning employers from requesting information from applicants that reveal past criminal history and/or salary history in a wave that’s extending beyond local jurisdictions. How will these new laws affect your hiring protocols? You may be surprised to find they will impact you, whether you’re in one of their jurisdictions or not.
Ban the Box
Ban the Box laws prohibit employers from requesting arrest and conviction history information on applications to give candidates equal footing for a