California Employers "Boxed In" By Ban-The-Box Legislation
Ban-the-box laws are aimed at delaying the point in time during the hiring process when an employer can ask applicants about their criminal history. The "box" being banned is the one an applicant must check on the initial application disclosing prior criminal history (Have you ever been evicted of a crime?)
In the article, "California Employers "Boxed In" By Ban-The-Box Legislation," featured in The Daily Transcript, Attorney Miranda Watkins discusses these new laws and the ways in which employers should adapt accordingly.
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