Tag: ban the box


Ban-The-Box: A Lesson from California

August 24, 2021

Via: HR Hero

California is only one of 34 states that have ban-the-box laws. While this article deals with California-specific interactions between ban-the-box laws and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), it provides a useful lesson for any employer who deals with similar […]


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 […]

Research, Software

The Impact of Ban-the-Box and Salary History Prohibitions on Employers

March 7, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Class action lawsuits involving the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) are not the only compliance concern for employers performing background checks in an increasingly complex legal environment. In addition, employers are impacted by state and local requirements, including “ban […]


New Orleans ‘Ban the Box’ Ordinance Takes Effect March 1

February 15, 2019

Via: HR Hero

New Orleans, Louisiana, is joining the ranks of cities and states “banning the box” from its job applications. The city’s new ordinance takes effect March 1 and prohibits the city and its contractors from asking job applicants about their criminal […]