Fair Chance Act

Agencies, contractors officially can no longer request applicants’ criminal records when hiring

Although many agencies already delay questions about criminal records during the hiring process, OPM’s final regulations further solidify the practice.

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

OPM to broaden “ban the box” opportunities for formerly incarcerated workers

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House oversight committee approves ‘ban the box’ bill for agencies, contractors

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