Thursday, February 05, 2015

Hawaii, New York, & Wisconsin Prohibit Employment Discrimination Against Criminals

James Jacobs, writing at the Volokh Conspiracy, Washington Post:
Hawaii, New York, and Wisconsin make employment discrimination against ex-offenders (CBED) unlawful, unless an employer can show that successful performance of the job would be jeopardized by a person with a propensity for the kind of crime for which the job seeker had previously been convicted.
These are all bad laws.

Here's why.

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