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National Employment Law Project (NELP) (New York, NY)

A Key Fair-Chance Hiring Best Practice: Delaying Conviction Inquiries Until the Conditional Job Offer

This publication explains how delaying the inquiry of criminal conviction after providing a conditional job offer is good for the employer.

Statewide Ban the Box: Reducing Unfair Barriers to Employment of People with Criminal Records

This brief update what is happening in the United States regarding Ban the Box initiatives.

Ban the Box: Major U.S. Cities and Counties Adopt Fair Hiring Policies to Remove Unfair Barriers to Employment of People with Criminal Records

This resource guide documents municipalities that have taken steps to remove barriers to employment for qualified workers with criminal records.

65 Million “Need Not Apply”: The Case for Reforming Criminal Background Checks for Employment

The exclusion of individuals with criminal records from employment is examined.

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