Should We Beware of “Ban-the-Box” Laws?

*Catalina Habeych Recidivism rates in the United States are some of the highest in the world.  See Christina Sterbenz, Why Norway’s Prison System Is So Successful, Bus. Insider (Dec. 11, 2014, 1:31 PM), https://www.businessinsider.com/why-norways-prison-system-is-so-successful-2014-12.  Persons with a criminal history face high unemployment rates, which lead to higher recidivism rates based on various studies.  Sachi Barreiro,Continue reading “Should We Beware of “Ban-the-Box” Laws?”

Protecting National Guard Members’ Employment Rights: South Carolina Adopts New Legislation, Other States to Follow?

Protecting National Guard Members’ Employment Rights: South Carolina Adopts New Legislation, Other States to Follow? Kristin Tracy* The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) was signed into law by President Clinton in 1994 in order to improve upon and replace the Veterans’ Reemployment Rights law of 1940.  Charles T. Passaglia, USERRA: Bolstering Veterans’Continue reading “Protecting National Guard Members’ Employment Rights: South Carolina Adopts New Legislation, Other States to Follow?”