Criminal Record Discrimination on Online Job Boards
Posted on April 22, 2018 in blog • Tagged with eeoc, ziprecruiter
Online job boards are an increasingly common way for people to find jobs. How do platforms like ZipRecruiter and Indeed handle potentially discriminatory job postings? This post looks specifically at EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) violations against people with criminal records, where companies include blanket exclusionary statements like "No Criminal Background" in their job descriptions - and describes a dataset of potential violations on ZipRecruiter.