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Federal employers would be prohibited from asking about a job applicant’s criminal history.

Obama To Announce Executive Action To ‘Ban The Box’
Federal employers would be prohibited from asking about a job applicant’s criminal history.

by Associate Politics Editor, The Huffington Post
Posted: 11/02/2015 06:00 AM EST | Edited: 11/02/2015 12:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday will announce a series of measures designed to reduce obstacles facing former prisoners reintegrating into society, including an executive action directing federal employers to delay asking questions about a job applicant’s criminal history until later in the application process. MORE>