Suffolk County, NY Joins the Ban-The-Box Movement Restricting Use of Criminal History in Hiring Process!
The law takes effect on August 25, 2020, and employers with more than 15 employees will have to comply. The law prohibits asking questions about an applicant’s criminal history until after an application has been submitted and an initial interview has been conducted, with some exceptions. Littler summarized the law here. For more information and the text of the New York Correction Law, Article 23-A, go here.
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