Ban The Box
Rhode Island created a document for Labor and Labor Relations. Chapter 28 included a Fair Employment Practices section that decreed employers may not:
- Place questions about arrests or convictions on job applications.
- Ask about convictions or run criminal background checks until after they have conducted an interview or extended a conditional job offer.
- Refuse to hire an applicant due to their race or color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, or country of ancestral origin.
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