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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- Ban the Box Update Round Up: Portland, Philadelphia and New Jersey (Proskauer Rose LLP)
- New York City ‘ban the box’ law restricts employers’ use of criminal history (Loeb & Loeb LLP)
- New York City Joins a Growing Chorus of Cities and States that Believe in Second Chances: What Does the New “Ban the Box” Legislation Mean for NYC Employers? (Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP)
- New Jersey Advances Bill to Ban Most Employee Credit Checks (Ogletree Deakins)
- New Jersey Adopts Ban-the-Box Regulations (Epstein Becker Green)
- ’Tis the Season for New Jersey CEPA and Gender Equity Notices (Seyfarth Shaw LLP)
- New Jersey Issues New Ban-the-Box Regulations (Jackson Lewis PC)
- New Jersey and Philadelphia Ban-the-Box Legislative Update (Winston & Strawn LLP)
- Philadelphia Significantly Expands Its “Ban the Box” Ordinance (Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP)
- Ban the Box 2.0: Philadelphia Upgrades Its Fair Criminal Records Screening Standards Ordinance (Seyfarth Shaw LLP)
- Philadelphia Expands Ban-the-Box Legislation (Jackson Lewis PC)
- Philadelphia Shows Brotherly Love for Ex-Felons Seeking Jobs (Baker & Hostetler LLP)
- Beyond “Ban the Box” - Philadelphia Makes Sweeping Changes to Criminal Records Screening Ordinance (Littler Mendelson)