Tag: criminal records

NFL Player Introductions to Include Criminal Records?

Saturday Night Live parodied what the starting lineup announcements would look like on TV if the players just volunteered their criminal convictions at the beginning of each game. Somewhere the EEOC is preparing a class action suit against the NFL, because they believe the players should only reveal this information after you’ve watched part of the game to determine if you really like the…

The Problem(s) with Ban the Box

Ban the box has gone viral. And while the removal of this little check box has potentially made life easier for job seekers with a criminal past, it has created much confusion and frustration for employers. If you haven’t been in the loop, “ban the box” is the catchy phrase that refers to removal of the check box on a job application asking whether…