Articles Posted in Employment Law

Last week’s passage of “Ban the Box” legislation (House Bill 5237) requiring Connecticut public and private employers to remove questions on job applications concerning criminal conviction and arrest histories was a big-time victory for people whose employment prospects have been thwarted by decades-old criminal arrest records. If ratified by the Governor, then the law will go into effect on January 1, 2017. And while the Connecticut Ban the Box bill provides promise and hope among the best Connecticut criminal pardon lawyers, a closer look at the Bill reveals that the proposed legislation has little teeth, even less substance, and 3 critical problems that need to be challenged and rectified…

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Top Stamford Connecticut criminal lawyers get this question all the time.  If you have been arrested in Stamford or Greenwich Connecticut, do you have to report the arrest to your employer or boss?

Tricky question. Easy answer…

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