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‘Ban the box’ bill clears legislative hurdle (access required)

In a move that could make it easier for Idahoans with a criminal record to get jobs, the Senate Judiciary & Rules committee voted to introduce a “Ban the Box” bill that puts questions about an applicant’s criminal record further down the hiring path for any company with more than five employees. The bill, S1307, was ...

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Sharon Fisher is an Idaho Business Review staff writer, covering financial institutions, technology, and business development. She holds a bachelor of science in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a masters in public administration and graduate certificates in geographic informational analysis and in community and regional planning from Boise State University. She likes explaining things and going to meetings. Join me on Twitter at @IBR_SLFisher.