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Mar 4, 2015 ... Tina Blay has a similar thought each time she fills out a job application: What's the point? Blay, 33, has a felony conviction on her record.


These programs usually also help you find a job during the program and after ... If a conviction has been sealed or expunged from your record, or if you pled guilty .... Lying to a military recruiter about your criminal history is a felony—don't do it.


Nov 17, 2013 ... It's a self-reinforcing cycle...don't get a job because of the conviction, beat yourself up and tell yourself you're worthless because of the ...


Nov 15, 2007 ... Private employers in unregulated industries may also create barriers for convicted felons to find work. Private employers are legally entitled to ...


Feb 23, 2016 ... People released from prisons and jails in Louisiana face far more obstacles in finding a job than anywhere else in the United States, according ...


Mar 21, 2017 ... When Massachusetts enacted a series of changes beginning in 2010 to help ex- offenders get back into the labor force, the timing seemed ...


Feb 15, 2012 ... People who can't find a job go back to crime, because that's what they know." ... Businesses that hire convicted felons get between $2,400 and ...


Aug 7, 2014 ... A campaign to eliminate the check-off box for felony convictions from job applications is helping people find employment post-prison.


application form or in the job interview: "Have you ever been convicted of a felony ? ... Lying will just delay the inevitable; the employer will most likely find out.