New York City Council Passes 'Ban The Box' Bill Restricting Use Of Criminal Records In Hiring

June 11, 2015   // 0 Comments

  Christopher Mathias   -Huff Post Black Voices NEW YORK -- Carl Stubbs, 63, stood outside New York City Council chambers Wednesday in anticipation of the council’s vote on the Fair Chance Act -- a bill that would delay when many of the city’s private sector employers can ask job applicants about their criminal history. “I feel [that] being black, having a felony, you don’t get hired...

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