Ban the Box and Beyond: Ensuring Individuals with a Criminal Record Have Access to the Labor Market

Center for American ProgressThis report from the Center for American Progress discusses the reforms needed to ensure people with criminal records have equitable access to the labor market and economic security. It outlines the collateral consequences of mass incarceration and recent advancements in the U.S. criminal justice system’s approach to reentry. Also discussed are federal, state, and local “ban the box” policies and a case study of its implementation among federal contractors. Finally, the report outlines reforms needed beyond “ban the box.”

Source: JusticeCenter

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