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NJ Bill Seeks to End “Discrimination Against Ex-Offenders”

Posted in General Employment Discrimination

Three Democratic New Jersey state senators have introduced a bill called “New Jersey’s Opportunity to Compete Act,” which seeks to eliminate disclosure of criminal history on job applications.   Supporters of the bill contend that criminal background checks have a disproportionate impact on minority communities.    Said one senator:  “One in four Americans has a criminal … Continue Reading