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In a Win for Ex-Inmates, New Law Requires California Employers to 'Ban the Box'


California had a “ban the box” law for city, county and state employers since 2014 that puts off questions about conviction history, with a few exceptions, until an applicant has been deemed qualified for the job. In what is good news for former inmates, however, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law AB1008, which expands “ban the box” provisions to the state’s private sector.

Read the story at CALmatters.