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BOX IN: COULD NEW LAW LESSEN EX-CONVICTS’ JOB CHANCES?
Many states and hundreds of communities nationwide have enacted laws that prevent public employers – or, in some cases, private ones – from asking job applicants about their criminal history on an initial application form. Called “ban the box,” such measures are aimed at giving ex-cons a second chance.
THE “COMMITMENT AWARDS” THAT CELEBRATE LONGEVITY ON THE JOB A HUGE SUCCESS
Over 125 people gathered at Blue Jacket, Inc. on Saturday morning to celebrate the men and women who have exhibited longevity and commitment on the job, overcoming significant difficulties.
Job-training agency basking in success, financial stability
A year ago, a local agency that provides job training and other services to ex-offenders was fighting for its very survival. Today, it’s celebrating both the success of its mission and the stability of its once-shaky finances.