Category: Ban the Box

The Details on Michigan’s Clean Slate Act

The Details on Michigan’s Clean Slate Act October 27, 2022 As of 2021, Michigan enacted the Clean Slate Act, providing many citizens with employment, education, and housing opportunities. However, the act has confused many employers about various...

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Ban-the-Box Laws: How Did We Get Here?

Ban-the-Box Laws: How Did We Get Here? In most states, legislators have enacted “ban-the-box” type laws. These laws prevent employers from inquiring about an applicant’s criminal history until later in the hiring process. It also...

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St. Petersburg May Be Expanding Its Ban the Box Law

St. Petersburg May Be Expanding Its Ban the Box Law The St. Petersburg City Council will discuss a potential expansion of its ban-the-box provision. The city passed the original policy almost eight years ago, and it removed criminal history questions...

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