Is “Ban The Box” The Way To Help Ex-Offenders Find Work?

Baltimore considering "Ban the Box" billMarch 26, 2014 – Segment 2

We turn to a debate over “Ban the Box” Legislation currently pending in Baltimore City. The legislation’s goal is to help ex-offenders find work, but opponents fear it will drive jobs from the city. Our guests will be: Councilman Nick Mosby, the bill’s sponsor; and Elizabeth Torphy-Donzella, partner with the employment law firm Shawe Rosenthal LLP and General Counsel for the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.


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