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  1. Single-State Report - all restrictions within a given state
  2. Multi-State Matrix - show list of restrictions for up to 10 states
  3. Restriction Matrix - showing involved states

About Ban-the-Box

We designate these 4 possible restrictions listed below to use when researching this topic:

  • Ban-the-Box 1: Use of criminal record only after applicant meets minimum employment qualifications
  • Ban-the-Box 2: Use of criminal record only at/after interview
  • Ban-the-Box 3: Use of criminal record only after conditional offer of employment
  • Ban-the-box 4: Certain major municipality
Also, please click on the following 9-page document which reviews 5 major municipalities and lists 145+ counties and cities that impose some type of Ban-the-Box law within their respective jurisdictions.

  • Certain Municipality and County Restrictions Including Ban-the-Box
  • Resource Tabs

    (The Author strongly urges all new users to initially read the first 2 Resource Tabs below and to refer to these sections frequently during the subscription term.)

    General Information

    • Must-Read Special Instructions - What you need to know when using the State Rules Register
    • The FCRA Mandatory Reporting Restrictions
    • Court Case Involving CRA's Duties Under ยง611
    • EEOC Enforcement Guidance on Use of Criminal Records
    • Compliance with Investigative Consumer Reports
    • NEW: Series of Downloadable Publications Jointly Issued by the EEOC and FTC
      • Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know
      • Using Consumer Reports: What Employers Need to Know
      • Using Consumer Reports: What Landlords Need to Know
      • What Tenant Screening Firms Need to Know About the FCRA
      • Background Checks: What Applicants and Employees Should Know
      • Disposing of Consumer Report Information: Rule Tells How
    • The FCRA Relationship to State Laws
    • Determining Which State Law Applies
    • Seven-Year States
    • About HUD and Section 8 Housing


    • FCRA Mandated Forms
    • New York Form Regarding Use of Social Security Number
    • New York City Fair Chance Act Form
    • Washington: Special Adverse Action Notice Form for Landlords

    State or Municipality Specific Criteria and Forms

    • About California
    • Los Angeles Ban the Box: Employer Pre-Adverse Letter and Employer Notice of Rights (in English & Spanish)
    • San Francisco Labor and Housing Restrictions - With Required Notices
    • About New York Article 23-A
    • Massachusetts: Privacy Policy Explained
    • Massachusetts: CORI Explained
    • Massachusetts: CORI Statutes, Forms, and Related Materials
    • Certain Key Municipality Restrictions Including Ban the Box
    • E-Verify: States that Require and States that Outlaw It's Use

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