Excerpted from indystar.com, by James Briggs
The box isn’t banned anymore. Not technically, at least.
But if you run a company that wants to do business with Indianapolis and Marion County, it would be a very good idea for you to skip the box – a term that refers to the space people check on job applications to indicate they have a criminal record.
The city council is revamping its ban-the-box ordinance in response to a state law passed earlier this year that stripped its authority. The amended ordinance might not have the teeth of the original version, but it could have the same basic effect.
For the full article click here.