The Accurate Blog

Sep 15
2014

Removing the Box is Just the Beginning

New Jersey is the most recent state to enact legislation commonly known as “Ban the Box” – requiring employers to eliminate asking if an applicant has ever been convicted of a crime on the job
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Sep 02
2014

Ban the Box Trend Continues

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Aug 27
2014

Ban the Box Comes to Washington, DC

Another jurisdiction has passed Ban the Box legislation for private sector employers – Washington, DC. The "Fair Criminal Record Screening Amendment Act of 2014” signed into law on August 22nd, 2014
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Aug 15
2014

New Jersey Bans the Box – What You Need to Know

On August 11, 2014 Gov. Chris Christie and the state of New Jersey joined the ranks of Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Rhode Island, and Illinois that “Ban the Box,” restricting employers from
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Apr 10
2014

Performing a Balancing Act with Criminal Records Checks

A few days ago, on July 26, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) held a meeting in Washington, D.C. to discuss the use of criminal records for employment screening purposes. All
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