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Unlock speaks to Radio Sussex about the findings of it’s new report and how some employers may potentially be breaking the lawFollowing the publication of Unlock’s A question of fairness report, Co-director Christopher Stacey speaks to Radio Sussex’s Danny Pike. The report finds that the vast majority of national companies continue to have criminal record declarations as a core part of their initial job application forms. By doing so, employers are not only p...
- 25/10/2018in Ban the box, Employment, Employment discrimination, Latest, Misleading questions, News @ Unlock, News & Media, News for employers, Press releases and comment
Almost three-quarters of national companies continue to ask about criminal records at job application stage, new research showsUnlock has today published new research that shows the vast majority of national companies continuing to have criminal record declarations as a core part of their initial job application forms. Marking the 5-year anniversary of the Ban the Box campaign, the findings reveal the extent to which national employers have failed to recognise the negative...
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