Ban The Box Case Analysis

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The “Ban the Box” is a law that took effect on January 1, 2014, and it inhibits companies from asking about a potential employee’s criminal history on the initial applications for employment (Deitchler, Fliegel, Fitzke, & Mora, 2013). The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) endorsed this Ban the Box in that its contemplation of criminal history of arrests or convictions in the Title Ⅶ of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Deitchler, Fliegel, Fitzke, & Mora, 2013). It is directly related to employer’s ability to hire those employees with a criminal past to be compliant with the fair employment requirements. Employers have a balancing act to perform because they should be aware of risks related to negligent hiring. In the case of litigation …show more content…

Examples include rumination of an employee due to drug use and layoffs during times of downturn (Noe, Hollenbeck, Gerhart, & Wright, 2014, p. 305). Voluntary turnover is turnover initiated by the employee, often when the organization would prefer to keep them (Noe, Hollenbeck, Gerhart, & Wright, 2014, p. 305). Examples of these are employee retirement, or when an employee takes a job at a different organization. Both turnovers are costly to the organizations, training new hires takes time and money and replacing those works is expensive. Employees that left because of extreme job dissatisfaction can deliver bad publicity and shine an unfavorable light towards the organization in which the employee …show more content…

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