Leeson Editorial in The Roanoke Times: Virginia Employers Should “Keep the Box”
Gentry Locke Employment & Labor Law attorney Todd Leeson wrote an article on the “Ban the Box” movement, which was published in The Roanoke Times on July 30, 2014. “Ban the Box” is a movement to discontinue the use of a box to disclose a criminal conviction on applications for employment.
In the article, Leeson discusses the EEOC’s initiatives and the risks to an employer of a negligent hire claim. Leeson concludes employers need to “keep the box” and advises best practices for hiring.
Read the full article in the associated PDF file link to the right of this post.