The Vermont Conversation with David Goodman | January 14, 2016

January 14, 2016

Ban the Box: Helping ex-prisoners

Vermont Legal Aid attorney Chris Curtis was interviewed by David Goodman about the effort to get all Vermont employers to ban the box.

“Ban the Box” refers to the policy of removing the conviction history check-box from job applications. If employers must ask about convictions, they can ask later in the hiring process. The call to “ban the box” has become a powerful movement for fair hiring.

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