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The Criminal Justice and Employment Initiative (CJEI) of the Labor and Employment Law Program provides criminal records and employment law training to job seekers who have been involved in the criminal legal system, assists employers in rethinking their approach to hiring, engages in research to study reentry practices, and influences policy makers and legislators on criminal justice reform.

CCRPS Presents at U.S. DOL Virtual Convening

Virtual meeting

The Cornell Criminal Records Panel Study (CCRPS) team participated in the “Virtual Convening of the Findings of the Labor Research and Evaluation Grant Projects,” funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Chief Evaluation Office on Thursday, February 4th. Lars Vilhuber, Executive Director of the Labor Dynamics Institute, Timothy McNutt, Director of ILR's Criminal Justice and Employment Initiative, and Hassan Enayati, Assistant Executive Director of the Institute for Compensation Studies, discussed findings from CCRPS, “Criminal Record Inaccuracies and the Impact of a Record Education Intervention on Employment-Related Outcomes.” The event brought together research teams from nine projects funded by DOL in 2017 with representatives from DOL sub-agencies to summarize the findings and highlight relevant implications for these sub-agencies.