December 12, 2020

St. Louis, Missouri ban the box ordinance

Effective January 1, 2021, private employers with at least ten employees in the city of St. Louis will be restricted in their ability to base hiring or promotion decisions on an applicant’s criminal history. A summary of the ordinance can be found here >>

By Megan Butz
General Counsel, HR Compliance, Checkwriters
Megan joined Checkwriters in 2020 and is responsible for reviewing, revising, and implementing internal policies of the company, advising on human resource, employment, and labor matters, and monitoring and publishing state and federal legal updates to the Checkwriters News and Compliance Center for distribution to thousands of clients around the country. Before joining Checkwriters, Megan served as a judicial law clerk for the justices of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court performing legal research and writing, followed by private practice in Cape Cod.

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