An opinion piece published in the New York Times yesterday addresses hiring practices that affect those who have criminal convictions. Often those who have convictions, even in their distant past, are barred from employment. This practice maintains an economic inequity that can obstruct a person from re-building their life. Click the title above to read the full article
Hiring and Fairness
Published: July 20, 2010
Confining people with criminal convictions to the very margins of society by denying them employment is unfair and self-defeating. Sensible new laws recognize that.