Privacy Rights Clearhouse, a legal nonprofit, provides this guide to background checks. This guide explains what can be covered in a background report, your rights under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and what you can do to prepare for a background check. It also explains your right to get a copy of a background check and what to do if your report includes inaccurate or incomplete information.
Find local resources, a list of who hires ex-offenders, and learn how to talk about your conviction through the job process. If you have a criminal record and are looking for work, this is a good place to start.
This legal office gives information on sealing records so you do not have negative impacts in seeking employment. A record seal in Colorado is when a person gets his/her criminal history hidden from public view.
Background checks can include drug tests, criminal records, credit checks and more. Find out what kind of information they will find out before you agree. Check this article for more details.
Job applications, approach of employers and ban the box legislation. What should your approach be with a criminal record?