Legislation

NYC Fair Chance Act Prohibits Employers From Asking About Criminal History

NYC Fair Chance Act Prohibits Employers From Asking About Criminal History

The Fair Chance Act prohibits most employers in New York City, other than employers in the securities industry, from asking an applicant for employment, either orally or on an employment application, about his or her arrest history or criminal record until after the employer has made, to the applicant, a conditional offer of employment.