Ban the Box laws typically delay when employers can ask potential candidates about their criminal histories.
While state and city laws vary, ban-the-box laws generally call for the elimination of the box on employment applications that ask whether a candidate has ever been convicted of a crime.
Due to the complexity, and often contradictory, nature of these laws at the state and local level, it is important to understand as much as possible before crafting your own policy.
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*Updated June 2020