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Deal signs state 'ban the box' policy easing hiring of former convicts

Job seekers applying for work with the state of Georgia will no longer need to disclose prior criminal convictions on their applications.

Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order implementing a “ban the box” policy that outlaws a requirement for people with criminal histories to disclose that information on an initial job form.

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