Fair Hiring Laws & Ban-the-Box Guide: What You Need To Know

Elizabeth McLean, FCRA Attorney & Analyst, GoodHire
Elizabeth McLean, attorney and FCRA compliance analyst for GoodHire, holds an Advanced FCRA certification from the National Association of Professional Background Screeners.

The simplest guide to ban-the-box and fair hiring laws for all 50 states (and Washington D.C. too)

What’s In The Guide?

Written by an FCRA attorney, this detailed resource offers clear summaries of state, county, and city laws for ban-the-box, adverse action, and other fair hiring rules. You'll learn:

  • Location-based laws for the use of criminal records in hiring
  • Timing requirements for inquiries into criminal records
  • Direct links to government-hosted legislation and documents
  • Legal implications for adverse action, individualized assessment, and targeted screens of state, county and local laws