Mark Scolforo, Associated Press
Pennsylvanians with minor criminal convictions that are at least a decade old are starting to apply to seal those cases from public view under a new state law.
by NELP and Safer Foundation
As healthcare employers are well aware, growth in healthcare jobs is projected to far exceed other industries over the next decade, with employment in the healthcare and social assistance sector adding 3.8 million jobs.
Anna-Jane Niznikowska Career &Communications Coach
What we could hide in the past is now out in the open. In todays world, some employers take a sneaky peak at your social media profiles before they make a decision if they want to hire you.
For millions of U.S. job applicants with a criminal record, just making it past the screening stage of the hiring process is a challenge. New research shows that could be the employer's loss.
Those convicted of a felony still have the benefits of school programs and jobs. The benefits of these laws make it easy for a convicted felon to readjust to society.
Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 166, into law, which expands criminal record sealing in Pennsylvania in order to reduce recidivism, relieve the pardon system, and provide ex-offenders greater opportunity to join the workforce.
by Sarah Childress Senior Digital Reporter, FRONTL
Banning the “Box”