Category Archive: fair hiring

Jul 27

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

This 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 …

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May 25

Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives to Help Chambers Implement Fair Hiring Practices in their Communities

By CSG Justice Center staff The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE), in partnership with the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, has been awarded a $500,000 contract to help support businesses in hiring people with criminal records. The proposal was selected by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the …

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May 01

Second Chance Summit: Seattle

Hosted by Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation Focusing on employment for people with criminal records, this event will feature testimonials from employers and employees, as well as interactive panel discussions on topics such as getting leadership buy-in for employing people with criminal records; common misconceptions about employing and insuring people with criminal backgrounds; and best practices in hiring. …

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