Marc Mandelman Quoted in “Employers Advised Against Automatic Hiring Ban on People with Criminal Backgrounds”

Business Insurance

Marc A. Mandelman, a Member of the Firm in the Labor and Employment practice, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted by Business Insurance, in “Employers Advised Against Automatic Hiring Ban on People with Criminal Backgrounds.” (Read the full version – registration required.)

Following is an excerpt:

Employers are advised not to have a blanket exclusion on hiring people with criminal backgrounds, experts say in response to the Equal Employment Opportunity's guidance on criminal background checks. … “Try to make sure there's a connection between a demonstrable job requirement, and any restrictions that (the employers) are putting in place with respect to criminal history,” said Marc A. Mandelman…