Philadelphia Law Firm Advises Employers On New 'Ban the Box' LawThose regulations prohibit employers from inquiring about a job applicant's criminal background on the initial application.
'Ban The Box' Law Goes Into Effect Today In PhiladelphiaA new Philadelphia law restricting the ability of employers to ask applicants about criminal records goes into effect today.
Mayor Nutter Signs 'Ban The Box'The bill, passed previously by city council, is designed to give ex-offenders a better chance of finding work.
Philadelphia To Ban Felon Question On Job Applications Philadelphia will soon become the latest U.S. city to "ban the box," prohibiting questions about a person's criminal record on job applications.
Philadelphia Ex-Councilman, Ex-Con Mariano Promotes 'Ban The Box' LegislationFormer Philadelphia city councilman Rick Mariano, who spent four years in federal prison following a conviction for bribery, returned to Philadelphia City Council today for the first time since his release.

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