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Fri March 18, 2011

BAN THE BOX: An Attempt to Help Ex-Offenders Find Jobs in Philadelphia

BAN THE BOX: An Attempt to Help Ex-Offenders Find Jobs in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – Legislation moving through Philadelphia City Council, dubbed "Ban the Box," would require Philadelphia employers to remove a question about an applicant's criminal history from job applications. WRTI's Jim Hilgen takes a look at the city's latest effort to help former felons find work and become productive members of society.