Employment Law This Week®(Episode 110: Week of March 26, 2018)has released bonus footage of its interview with Katrina Walasik,an Associate at Epstein Becker Green.
Ms. Walasik discusses Washington state’s adoption of the Fair Chance Act (“FCA”), which prohibits employers from obtaining criminal background check information until after the applicant has met basic qualifications for a job. The FCA also prevents employers from automatically excluding applicants with a criminal record. Thirty-one states and more than 150 cities and counties nationwide have now adopted similar “ban the box” legislation for either public or private employers.
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