Topic: Employment Law and Employee Benefits
August 2017
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This article briefly overviews the considerations nonprofits, particularly youth serving organizations, should weigh in deciding whether to conduct background checks, the options available, and the factors to consider when reviewing the results of a criminal history check. The article discusses the New Jersey law that restricts employers’ use of criminal history inquires. Although the article focuses on New Jersey law, it contains general information about background checking useful to nonprofits in other states.

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