A hot topic in recent months is the growing number of “ban the box” legislation.
Following Hawaii, the first state to enact such a law, are a number of states and cities requiring, among other things, a delay in the timing when an employer asks a candidate about his or her criminal background.
These are elements to potentially consider regarding the impact of such legislation on your background screening program.
The infographic below highlights areas with ban-the-box legislation, basic information about the initiative, and basic incarceration statistics.
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