Jun 12, 2015 ... On Wednesday, June 10, the New York City Council passed the Fair Chance Act, which prevents private companies with four or more employees from discriminating against applicants based on their arrest or criminal record. Soon, applications will no longer be able to ask job seekers if they have been ...
Nov 15, 2007 ...  But professionals with felony convictions often confront a tremendous loss of employment opportunities. The prohibitions can seem especially harsh for professionals whose crimes had nothing to do with their professions, and for those who provided significant assistance to the government to convict the ...
Mar 6, 2011 ... Debbie Davis, a former inmate convicted of embezzelment in both Kansas and Oklahoma, files paperwork at the front desk at Muddy Paws, a pet grooming and boarding shop she now works at in Tulsa, Oklahoma. When Teresa Birchett fills out a job application, there is always a box to check that makes her ...
Mar 10, 2012 ... A felony background is enough to bar an ex-offender from most types of employment — a problem that exacerbates a search for housing, a need to pay child support and attempts to get counseling or treatment.
Even with a clean record landing a job is not easy. This article is meant to help by providing felons with useful job hunt tips and list of jobs for felons.