Pastor James Carr of Associated Prison Ministries in Sacramento helps ex-inmates find jobs. Four years ago, California passed a law prohibiting public agencies from asking about job applicants’ criminal history until later in the hiring process. Now Assemblyman Kevin McCarty wants to expand that law to private employers.
Pastor James Carr of Associated Prison Ministries in Sacramento helps ex-inmates find jobs. Four years ago, California passed a law prohibiting public agencies from asking about job applicants’ criminal history until later in the hiring process. Now Assemblyman Kevin McCarty wants to expand that law to private employers. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com
Pastor James Carr of Associated Prison Ministries in Sacramento helps ex-inmates find jobs. Four years ago, California passed a law prohibiting public agencies from asking about job applicants’ criminal history until later in the hiring process. Now Assemblyman Kevin McCarty wants to expand that law to private employers. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

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