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Spokane City Council ‘bans the box’ in 5-2 vote kxly.com The Spokane City Council passed an ordinance Monday night designed to give people with prior criminal convictions a better chance at employment.
Spokane City Council votes to ‘ban the box’ for private employers, fines delayed one year spokesman.com A five-vote supermajority of the Spokane City Council voted Monday night to “ban the box” and potentially impose fines on noncompliant businesses beginning in 2019. The law will take effect next year, but enforcement will follow a one-year probationary […]
Spokane passed Fair Chance Hiring tonight! Thanks for everyones wonderful testimony and emails. We did it!!
Center for Justice URGENT: The Spokane City Council is considering amending the draft Ban the Box ordinance to allow background checks before an interview! This defeats the purpose of the ordinance! If you plan to testify, please tell the Council, “No Background Checks or Box on the Application.”
Want to get briefed on the Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance and/or start to prepare your testimony? Go to this tonight!
Greater Spokane Progress shared an event. Winter vs. Women, Hope House survival gear donation drive Winter vs. Women, Hope House survival gear donation drive Women’s March on Spokane organizers partner once again with Hope House and our compassionate community to bring dignity and warmth to women in need. On January 21, 2017 our community filled […]
Smart Justice Spokane Update: Support Fair Chance Hiring on November 27 http://p0.vresp.com/nHSfVx #smartjustice #spokane #banthebox
Greater Spokane Progress shared Smart Justice Spokane’s event. Support Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance for Spokane Support Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance for Spokane Our families and neighbors need a Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance for Spokane! Mass incarceration is hurting our families and community! Without Fair Chance Hiring in Spokane, no matter how qualified our returning community […]
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