The popular initiative to “Ban the Box” was approved by the Los Angeles City Council in November and will take effect January 1, 2017.
The new ordinance applies to Los Angeles businesses that employ 10 or more employees as well as contractors doing business with the city.
The law may affect as many as hundreds of thousands of employees, according to Councilman Curren Price.
Employers in Los Angeles subject to the Ban the Box Ordinance are subject to restrictions and requirements. Read on to learn more.