New York City “Ban-the-Box” Law

November 2nd, 2015

As of October 27, 2015 New York City has joined cities and states across the country by enacting a ban-the-box law. Read the rest of this entry »

New Jersey “Ban-the-Box” Law Applies to Private Employers

September 3rd, 2014

Effective March 1, 2015 most employers with 15 or more employees are restricted as to when they inquire into a job applicant’s criminal history record Read the rest of this entry »

Oklahoma and Louisiana Pass Social Media Privacy Laws

June 23rd, 2014

Oklahoma and Louisiana are the latest states to restrict employer requests for access to personal internet accounts. Read the rest of this entry »

The State of Illinois and City of Rochester N Y “Ban-the-Box”

June 20th, 2014

The State of Illinois and the City of Rochester N. Y. have joined the list of jurisdictions with “Ban-the-Box” restrictions that apply to private employers. Read the rest of this entry »

Wisconsin and Tennessee Restrict Employer Access to Personal Internet Accounts

May 22nd, 2014

Wisconsin and Tennessee join a growing list of states restricting employer requests for access to personal internet accounts. Read the rest of this entry »

New Baltimore “Ban-the-Box” Ordinance Applies to Private Employers

May 21st, 2014

Effective on August 13, 2014 employers with 10 or more full-time equivalent employees in the City of Baltimore will be prohibited from asking job seekers about their criminal record history until a conditional employment offer has been extended. Read the rest of this entry »

New Louisville & Indianapolis “Ban-the-Box” Ordinances Include Vendors

May 8th, 2014

Louisville & Indianapolis join a growing list of cities and counties with “Ban-the-Box” Ordinances that apply to private employers. The Louisville & Indianapolis ordinances do not ban background checks but restrict when an employer can inquire into an applicant’s criminal history. Read the rest of this entry »