criminal history background checks

President Obama “Bans the Box” on Federal Hiring

November 5, 2015 | Bryan Barajas
  In a move to help ex-prisoners find gainful employment and stay out of prison, President Obama has signed an executive order to “ban the...
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City of Tacoma Bans the Box

July 6, 2015 | Bryan Barajas
As of July 1, 2015,  job seekers for most openings in the city of Tacoma will have on less box to check on their applications. The City...
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St. Louis Bans the Box

October 30, 2014 | Bryan Barajas
The city of St. Louis is ‘banning the box’ on its city job application. However, criminal background checks will still be used for certain jobs....
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