Ban-the-Box & Fair Chance Laws and Policies by State


Employers must stay up-to-date on local laws, including “Ban the Box” and “Fair Chance” laws.

These laws not only restrict the use of criminal history inquiry on the application, but potentially restrict the timing a background check may be run during the hiring process.

A great resource to keep up with your particular city/state and any laws that may apply to your business is As of July 2019, the following link provides a comprehensive guide and we recommend reviewing the document here.

S2Verify does not provide legal advice, and this post is only intended for educational purposes.