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Colorado Ban-The-Box Law Takes Effect September 1

August 19, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Colorado has joined the ranks of states with legislation designed to help people with criminal records have a chance to secure employment.

The new Job Applicant Criminal History Inquiries Act is intended to “provide people with criminal records with a more meaningful chance to compete for a job.” The law, which becomes effective September 1, 2019, for employers with 11 or more employees and on September 1, 2021, for all private employers in the state, prohibits employers from stating in job advertisements or employment applications that individuals with criminal records may not apply.

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