Best Practice Standards
The Proper Use of Criminal Records in Hiring

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Best Practices Standards: The Proper Use of Criminal Records in Hiring

A group of national civil and workers’ rights organizations has released a report entitled "Best Practice Standards: The Proper Use of Criminal Records in Hiring" that addresses the use of criminal records of job applicants by employers during employment background checks. The organizations preparing the report included the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the National H.I.R.E. Network, and the National Workrights Institute. Background screening industry consultants who helped to develop the Best Practice standards included Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR).

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