A Plan to Cut Costs and Crime: End Hurdle to Job After Prison

WASHINGTON — James White had steeled himself for the moment. But when he got to the question on the job application — Have you ever been convicted of a crime? — he shifted nervously in his seat.

If he checked the “yes” box, he would almost certainly not get the job as a hospital janitor.

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A Plan to Cut Costs and Crime: End Hurdle to Job After Prison

WASHINGTON — James White had steeled himself for the moment. But when he got to the question on the job application — Have you ever been convicted of a crime? — he shifted nervously in his seat.

If he checked the “yes” box, he would almost certainly not get the job as a hospital janitor.

To read the full original article, click here.