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June 5, 2013 at 5:52 PM

City Council committee approves limits on crime checks in hiring

A committee of the Seattle City Council Wednesday approved a bill that would prohibit the use of check boxes for criminal history on job applications and would allow employers to reject otherwise qualified applicants with a criminal past only if there’s a legitimate business reason to do so. A majority of the six councilmembers who participated…

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