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New York City Bans the Box: Has Your Company Reviewed Its Application Process?

MSK Client Alert
November 30, 2015

Recently, New York City enacted the Fair Chance Act, an ordinance that prevents New York City employers with four or more employees from inquiring about, or otherwise considering, a job applicant’s criminal history when making employment decisions prior to making a conditional offer of employment. In enacting the Fair Chance Act, New York City joins a growing number of jurisdictions that have passed similar “ban the box” legislation, including the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, and Rhode Island.

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