‘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.


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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