• “Ban-the-Box” Legislation Limits Inquiries About Criminal Background Checks
  • May 7, 2015 | Authors: Michelle Bergman; Yoora Pak
  • Law Firms: Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP - McLean Office ; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP - Baltimore Office
  • A growing number of state and local jurisdictions are enacting “ban-the-box” legislation that limits an employer’s ability to ask about criminal convictions on employment applications. Some jurisdictions are imposing stiff penalties for violating the new law. Do you know if your state or county is joining this growing movement?