New Bipartisan Bill In Congress Would Ban The Box, Help Formerly Incarcerated People Get Work
New bipartisan bill in Congress would ban the box, help formerly incarcerated people get work
Modeled on ‘ban the box’ reforms that have taken hold in 26 states and 150+ localities
by the National Employment Law Project
Dorsey Nunn, Hamdiya Cooks and Lanice of All of Us or None lead a Ban the Box march in Washington, D.C., in July 2015. All of Us or None is an organization of and for formerly incarcerated people.
Washington, D.C. – A bipartisan group of U.S. senators and representatives yesterday introduced bicameral legislation, modeled on reforms that have taken hold in the states, to ensure that job seekers who have a conviction record in their past are not unfairly …