Kentucky “bans the box” from state job applications
Tags : Ban the Box
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signed an executive order that will remove questions about criminal history from the initial application for state jobs in the executive branch.
The executive order – known as the Fair Chance Employment Initiative – will still allow executive branch agencies to inquire about criminal records before interviewing an applicant. The order also permits agencies to consider criminal history when making hiring decisions.
The full text of the executive order can be found here.
With the signing of the executive order, Kentucky becomes the 25th state to adopt a “ban the box” hiring policy. For a complete list of the states and other locales that have adopted similar policies, click here to read our “Ban the Box” Compliance Issue Analysis.
Source: Kentucky.gov, 2/1/2017
What Our Clients Are Saying
The service you provide at Truescreen has been the best I have ever seen in comparison to other vendors I have worked with in the past! You guys rock!
I am very impressed with your company’s customer service, and the Truescreen portal seems to be an intuitive, user-friendly design.
Our team loves working with Truescreen and the expedient, thorough service and results we get from you.
I appreciate all your hard work ensuring that individuals are cleared through our processes. Truescreen makes my job so much easier and less stressful.