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Seattle Stops Landlords from Checking Criminal Histories of Tenants

For employment and housing situations alike, banning the box is becoming a common legislative requirement. By barring em...

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Does Seattle's "Ban the Box" Ordinance Go Too Far?

As the Fair Chance employment movement continues to gather speed, Seattle is recognized as being one of the few cities n...

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Seattle Work Placement Program Failed to Run Background Check on Man Charged in Rape Case

A work placement program in Seattle is in hot water after a man hired through their program was arrested and charged wit...

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Another Review of Seattle’s Ban-the-Box Ordinance

Seattle’s ban-the-box ordinance applies to any person who has one or more employees, its designee, or any person acting ...

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Seattle Bans the Box and More

The City of Seattle has had a policy of not asking prospective employees about prior arrests or convictions on job appli...

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