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SB 250 Employment applications; inquiries regarding criminal arrests, charges, or convictions.

Jan 12, 2014 | by Nation Inside Team

CALL, WRITE, EMAIL, FAX TODAY IN SUPPORT OF “SB 250 Employment applications; inquiries regarding criminal arrests, charges, or convictions.” Let your legislators know you are a Member of the Community Restoration Campaign for “fair and commonsense laws” — Thank you Lillie (Ms. K)

~~SB 250 Employment applications; inquiries regarding criminal arrests, charges, or convictions.

Introduced by: A. Donald McEachin |

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Employment applications; inquiries regarding criminal arrests, charges, or convictions. Prohibits state agencies from including on any employment application a question inquiring whether the prospective employee has ever been arrested or charged with, or convicted of, any crime, subject to certain exceptions. A prospective employee may not be asked if he has ever been convicted of any crime unless the inquiry takes place after the prospective employee has received a conditional offer of employment, which offer may be withdrawn if the prospective employee has a conviction record that bears a rational relationship to the duties and responsibilities of the position. A prospective employee may not be asked if he has ever been arrested or charged with a crime unless the inquiry takes place after the prospective employee has received a conditional offer of employment, which offer may be withdrawn if (i) the prospective employee’s criminal arrest or charge resulted in the prospective employee’s conviction of a crime and (ii) the crime of which he was convicted bears a rational relationship to the duties and responsibilities of the position. Localities are authorized to prohit such inquiries.

CALL, WRITE, EMAIL, FAX  Senator McEachin AS WELL AS YOUR DISTRICT SENATOR IN SUPPORT OF SB250.

~~Senator A. Donald McEachin   (D) – Senate District 9

In-session address:
General Assembly Building, Room 428
Capitol Square
Richmond, Virginia 23219
(804) 698-7509
email: district09@senate.virginia.gov

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