What is Ban the Box?

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Ban the box is the name of an international movement initiated by civil rights group who require employers to remove questions related to the applicant's criminal history from job applications in order to prevent employment discrimination. 

Ban the box definition

Ban the box is the name of an international movement initiated by civil rights group who require employers to remove questions related to the applicant's criminal history from job applications in order to prevent employment discrimination. It generally refers to the question which asks potential employees whether or not they have ever been convicted of a crime.



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