by Alice Ollstein Posted on April 3, 2015 Updated: April 3, 2015
A wave of states and private companies have passed "ban the box" laws to help more workers with criminal records find employment and reintegrate into society.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on April 18, 2014 Updated: April 21, 2014
The bill passed with "little fanfare," said a spokesperson for the Governor.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on February 13, 2014 Updated: February 13, 2014
In 2003, a group of former prisoners asked themselves how they could improve their lives. They started a movement.
by Bryce Covert Posted on December 28, 2013
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban employers from looking into criminal histories until applicants get a chance to prove themselves.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on November 12, 2013 Updated: November 13, 2013
The 'ban the box' law would give applicants with a felony a chance to explain their past, by eliminating the criminal history check box on job applications.