Oregon law restricting employers from inquiring about a job applicant’s criminal background during the initial stages of the application process (i.e., before a job interview) went into effect on January 1, 2016. Beginning July 1, 2016, the City of Portland will take ban-the-box restrictions a few steps further, with its own ordinance.
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Click here to read previous coverage about this topic on the AAAED blog.
- 'Ban the Box' Goes to College (The Atlantic)
- Ohio General Assembly Enacts Ban-the-Box For All Ohio Public Employers (Roetzel & Andress)