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www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2016/04/bill_making_it_easier_for_felo.html

Apr 8, 2016 ... A bill intending to make it easier for felons to be considered for state jobs cleared its first hurdle this week after the Senate Judiciary Committee cleared a bill Thursday that would no longer require job applicants to check a box stating whether they were convicted of a crime. Sponsored by Sen. Quinton Ross ...

csgjusticecenter.org/reentry/posts/researchers-examine-effects-of-a-criminal-record-on-prospects-for-employment

Aug 20, 2014 ... The survey of hiring managers was conducted with 49 employers who were included in the in-person job application experiment. ... The report provides a number of policy recommendations based on the findings, including equipping individuals in prison with the necessary skills to search for jobs online, ...

www.post-gazette.com/business/employment/2014/03/23/Giving-job-hunters-with-felony-convictions-a-second-chance/stories/201403230033

Mar 22, 2014 ... In their cases, referrals from a Renewal counselor, a face-to-face conversation and a three-day trial period with Trade Institute founder Steve Shelton were enough to put the men back on a path toward gainful employment. But for millions with felony convictions hoping to build careers, getting a foot in the ...

careertrend.com/info-8680107-types-jobs-off-limits-felons.html

Felons are people convicted of crimes considered felonies by the United States government. Felonies are usually violent crimes or crimes that break federal laws ; there are levels of felonies based on severity, but most employers place all felons into one category. For felons being released from prison, finding a job ...

www.fastcompany.com/40448610/its-hard-for-people-with-criminal-records-to-get-a-job-this-new-job-site-can-help

Aug 4, 2017 ... That record, whether it's an arrest without conviction or years or imprisonment, ( and whether or not a conviction was for a minor crime like marijuana possession) often makes it much more difficult to find a job. One study found that white job applicants with a criminal record are about half as likely to be called ...

cdl101.com/trucking-companies-that-hire-felons

Oct 10, 2017 ... I have found that there are many trucking companies that hire felons even with multiple convictions. Sometimes a traffic misdemeanor can be worse than a felony conviction for check fraud or theft. The age of the felony, your work history and your motor vehicle record will play a large part in finding trucking a ...

womenforhire.com/career_obstacles/you_can_t_change_your_past

Finding a job with a stellar background isn't always a breeze, so it's no wonder that the process is all the more challenging when coupled with a felony conviction and jail time. For most ex-convicts, securing employment is critical to staying out of prison and building a positive future. We often receive emails like this: “I made ...

www.socialjusticesolutions.org/2013/08/23/msw-level-graduate-seeking-employment-having-difficulty-due-to-felony-conviction

Aug 23, 2013 ... I became interested in criminal justice when I tried to help a gentleman get a job and at every turn he was turned down. As a society, we expect people ... What I have come to realize is a criminal record with a felony conviction over shadows an established career and education. While in graduate school we ...

www.vcstar.com/story/news/2017/12/23/californias-ban-box-law-help-ex-felons-find-jobs-after-release/978771001

Dec 23, 2017 ... A law starting Jan. 1 prohibits many employers from screening applicants for their criminal past, but still allows background checks.