Problems Occurs Due to Implementation of Ban the Box Policies | Report

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY 1 - Impact on the environment of business and the society ....................................1MAIN BODY 2 - The employees which are hired as per this movement are unskilled labours.....3MAIN BODY 3 - The opportunities for the skilled and deserving candidates is decreasing..........4CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONAn international campaign which refers to the check box on applications of employmentwhich confirms that the applicants have criminal record or not is known as Ban the box. It is alsoknown as fair chance policies (Agan and Starr, 2016). In 1990, this campaign was started atHawaii. This movement becomes more popular in different states of United States during therecession period. The focal point of the campaign is to improve the life of the people who havesome criminal record or involved in any court case. They support the person who wants to begintheir new life. There are very strict laws and regulations in the United States, due to which manyof the citizens have criminal records. Therefore, to increase the employees or labours in theircountry as well as to reduce the problem of unemployment, this campaign was started in Unitedstates (Atkinson and Lockwood, 2014). This report consists of the problems occurs due to the implementation of Ban the boxpolicies. Further, the solutions are identified for each and every problem. Moreover, it involvesthe implementation of the best alternative.MAIN BODY 1 - Impact on the environment of business and the society Ban the box prohibits public as well as private employers to inquire about the criminalbackground or history of the candidate until the process of recruitment. This type of policy isadopted in various cities and states of United States (Ban, Shi and Bradford, 2013). The box onmany applications of government federal was banned by the former president of US, BarackObama. The main motivation behind the Ban the box policy is that it provides the fair chances tothe candidate in an interview irrespective of their criminal records. Many of the peoples ofUnited states have better skills and knowledge than common people, therefore to motivate suchtypes of citizens the government decided to ban the box of criminal records. An employee shouldbe judge from their knowledge and skills not by their criminal records, therefore the governmentis changing the laws to give fair chances to each and every citizen of their country (D’Alessio,Stolzenberg and Flexon, 2015).There are 70 million of adults in the United states who are arrests, despite of theirqualification and skills many of them are moved from their jobs. The box on the application formact as a barrier as it discourages many of the candidates from applying. According to a research,the probability of call back for job reduces by 50% if a candidate have any kind of criminal1

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