JPMorgan Chase Bans the Box

JPMorgan Chase Bans the Box

JPMorgan Chase, the parent company of Chase Bank, has a new initiative – to make it easier for those with criminal records to be considered for employment. The company recently announced that it will no longer ask applicants to reveal if they have a criminal past...
Waterloo Becomes First City in Iowa to Ban the Box

Waterloo Becomes First City in Iowa to Ban the Box

The City of Waterloo recently passed a Ban the Box ordinance making it the first city in Iowa to impose these requirements on private businesses. Ban the Box allows employers to conduct criminal background checks only after making a conditional job offer and allows...