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Finding A Job If You Have A Criminal Record

 
National H.I.R.E.
Helpining Individuals with criminal records Reenter through Emplyment            
http://www.hirenetwork.org//
A national clearinghouse for information and an advocate for policy change developed to increase the number and quality of job opportunities available to people with criminal records by changing public policies, employment practices and public opinion; also provides training and technical assistance to agencies working to improve the employment prospects for people with criminal records.


Criminal Records and Employment
http://www.dcejc.org/?template=publications.html
Produced by a Washington, D.C. Employment Justice Center, much of this document relates specifically to D.C. criminal records; however, it does have useful information on how to read your record, how to explain your criminal record, what to put on a job application, and a list of fields you will not be able to work in if you have a criminal record.


 
Employment Background Checks: A Jobseeker's Guide
http://www.privacyrights.org/fs/fs16-bck.htm
Information about why employers conduct background checks and what is included in background checks.


Wisconsin Bar Association
Click "Legal Q&A," then "Continue," then "employment."
http://www.legalexplorer.com/
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