Arrest Records in Employment Decisions

Location
Federal
Organization(s)
Adler School of Professional Psychology, Institute on Social Exclusion

This mental health impact assessment, or MHIA, focused on a proposal to update the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Policy Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest Records in Employment Decisions. Having undergone an update for the first time in over twenty years, one proposed change was to prohibit employers from asking about arrests as part of an employee's standard interview process.

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At A Glance

Status
Complete
Completion Date
2013, April
Decision-Level
Federal
Sector
Labor and Employment
Organization Type
Educational Institution