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Fair Chance Hiring & Ban the Box – What does this Austin Ordinance Require of an Employer?

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http://www.austintexas.gov/fairchancehiring We routinely get asked questions around Austin’s Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance and Ban the Box Guidelines.  Simply stated, this Austin Ordinance, enacted in March of 2016, prevents private employers who have 15+ employees from asking questions of an applicant about their prior criminal history during the application process.  This…

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