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Employment-Related CORI Changes Go into Effect in Massachusetts on May 4, 2012

Posted in background checks, Massachusetts

My colleague, Jillian M. Collins, published an alert today reminding readers that the remaining changes from the 2010 overhaul of the Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) law will go into effect on May 4, 2012.  We first addressed changes to the CORI law in an alert published in September 2010, when the “ban the box” provision prohibited most employers from requesting criminal history information on an initial employment application.  To read the full alert, click here.