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New Maine Law Set to Prohibit Employers from Asking About Applicant's Criminal History

Posted by Christian Wade

Aug 5, 2021 2:36:17 PM

Keeping our clients updated about changing employment laws is at the top of our priority list. This article, originally posted by The Center Square, is an informative piece about the upcoming change in the use of criminal searches in hiring in Maine.

Employers in Maine will be prohibited from asking prospective job candidates about their previous criminal histories under a new law signed by Gov. Janet Mills.

The new law will ban companies from screening people with criminal backgrounds before those applicants have an opportunity to go through the preliminary hiring process.

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Topics: Employment screening policy, background checks, Ban the Box, Employer use of criminal records, employment laws

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