Fair Employment Opportunities Project

Update

Laws Governing Criminal Record Inquiries in Employment

In April 2017, Law Center staff attorney Benjamin Geffen published a memorandum providing a brief overview of key federal, state, and local laws protecting the rights of job applicants with criminal records. Laws discussed include Title VII, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Criminal History Record Information Act and the “Ban the Box” Ordinance.

Click here to read the full memorandum.