Can Employers Ask About A Criminal History On A Background Check ?



If a background check is returned with criminal activity on it – can the employer ask the candidate to explain the information?

Yes, in fact the EEOC strongly suggests employers have a conversation with the candidate. Once all the information is provided employers should also consider these EEOC guidelines before making an employment decision:
• Length of time since the conviction
• Nature of the crime
• Relationship between the job and the crime committed
• Rehabilitation efforts

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