Progressive Movement News / May 2, 2016

For National Reentry Week, PICO and NELP Urge Federal Expansion of “Ban the Box”

PICO National Network and the National Employment Law Project, in partnership with the AFL-CIO and hundreds of other organizations, pushed President Obama last week to extend “ban the box” to federal contractors. The policy would tear down barriers to employment for people with past criminal convictions.

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