Understanding the new “ban the box” laws in Montgomery County and Prince George’s County
Most people would assume that the question, “do you have a criminal record?,” would come up early in a job application process. And if the answer is, “yes,” it would likely be a very short process. But within the last month, Montgomery County and Prince George’s County have enacted laws restricting employers’ use of criminal histories in hiring. This post explores these new labor laws and how they will impact employers and employees in these counties.