This law should spread. It would also help if there was more demand for labor so that employers couldn’t be so arbitrary, but that’s too much to ask for right now.
>>>Questions regarding criminal history may not appear on job applications.
>>>Employers may not ask job applicants during the initial interview or current employees about arrests or criminal accusations where there has not been a conviction.
>>>Employers may not ask an applicant about his or her criminal history during the initial interview.
>>>Employers may ask about an applicant’s convictions after the first interview.
>>>If necessary and appropriate, a criminal record check may be conducted after the employer has determined that the candidate is otherwise qualified for the position.
>>>The law provides that each violation of the Ordinance is a “Class III” offense and subject to a fine of up to $2,000.
>>>The Ordinance is applicable to businesses with 10 or more employees, but exempts Criminal Justice Agencies such as prisons and police departments.