For Employers

What are Employers Doing?

Below are examples of employers who have provided job training and placement services for these individuals with criminal records, which eventually led to employment.

What do Employers Need to Know?

It's most important to provide recommendations and evidence for the best practices used when considering criminal records in employment decisions, highlight what strategies and programs exist and should exist for the justice-involved to decrease the chances of recidivism, and provide strategies and evidence for effective ways to reduce unfair barriers of employment for people with criminal records.

The U.S. Department of Labor addresses what is inappropriate to consider when making employment decisions with a person with a criminal record.