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Oct 26

More Employers Hiring People with Criminal Backgrounds

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Bloomberg BNA

By Rhonda Smith

As the economy improves, it’s becoming more difficult for employers to recruit and hire qualified employees. This is nudging organizations to take another look at job applicants who have been incarcerated.

“It’s no longer 2010,” Marion Mann, a spokeswoman for the Greenville (S.C.) Chamber of Commerce, told Bloomberg BNA. “Businesses are struggling to find qualified workers, and the non-violent ex-offender population is a potential pool of tens of thousands of ready and willing workers.” To read the rest of this post at the CSG Justice center website click here.

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