Monday, December 21, 2015

Philadelphia Expands the Reach of Its ‘Ban the Box’ Ordinance

Greenberg Traurig LLP, Lexology

On Dec. 15, 2015, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter amended the city’s current “ban the box” law to expand the number of employers it covers and increase restrictions on the use of criminal background checks during the hiring process. The amendments take effect in just 90 days and make several noteworthy changes to the city’s original Fair Criminal Screening Standards Ordinance enacted in 2012.

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