New law ‘bans the box’ for public-sector employers in Ohio

March 10, 2016 0 COMMENTS

by Leigh Anne Benedic

Ohio’s new ban-the-box law prohibiting public-sector employers from asking job applicants about criminal convictions early in the hiring process will take effect on March 23.

The law doesn’t apply to private-sector employers, but when it takes effect, state agencies and political subdivisions will be prohibited from including questions about a job applicant’s criminal background on any form or application.

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