Ban-the-Box State and Local Laws Chart: Overview | Practical Law
At-a-glance charts summarizing state and local ban-the-box laws restricting private employers from inquiring about an applicant's criminal history during the recruitment process. The charts are organized by state and cover the restrictions on private employers in those states and significant local jurisdictions that have enacted criminal history bans. The charts also summarize key provisions of the laws and ordinances, including employer and individual coverage, prohibited conduct, permitted inquiries, individualized assessment for adverse action, notice and posting requirements, and penalties for noncompliance. For more on hiring requirements and background checks generally, see Hiring Requirements: State Q&A Tool and Background Check Laws: State Q&A Tool. For more on the scope of local law coverage, see Local Law Coverage in Labor & Employment Resources.