criminal background application http://ripr.org en Ban The Box Legislation Becomes Law http://ripr.org/post/ban-box-legislation-becomes-law <p>Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed the “ban the box” legislation into law.</p><p></p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:47:08 +0000 Catherine Welch 18562 at http://ripr.org Legislation removes criminal history check box from most applications http://ripr.org/post/legislation-removes-criminal-history-check-box-most-applications <p>Most employers would be barred from asking job applicants about their criminal records under a bill introduced Wednesday in the General Assembly.&nbsp; Employers would still be able to run criminal background checks, they just wouldn't know about any criminal history based on the application. Backers of the bill are hoping the third attempt to get the bill passed will be successful. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 20:53:01 +0000 Flo Jonic 10299 at http://ripr.org Legislation removes criminal history check box from most applications