‘Ban the Box’ wins final approval on county side

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 27, 2020 7:59 PM CT | Published: July 27, 2020 7:59 PM CT

Taking a question about past criminal convictions off the county's job application involves a set of complex rules for hiring those with a criminal past. The new ordinance pushes the consideration to later in the hiring process.

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Shelby County Commission ban the box
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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