Employment & Licensing: Legal Overviews
- Fact sheet from the Michigan Bar explaining employment rights for people with criminal records.
- Advice on filling out an employment application if you have a criminal record.
- Online resource for individuals with criminal records seeking employment.
- The employment section of this outline includes extensive information on various laws barring employment in different industries.
- Comprehensive resource on federal restrictions.
- A legal outline of the major laws and cases regulating criminal background checks.
- A supplement to the legal outline above.
- An overview of MI law related to the employment of people with criminal records.
- An overview of model city and county hiring policies developed by NELP in order to remove unfair barriers to employment of people with criminal records.
- Web page for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), an organization responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against job applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.
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