Spokane joining nationwide ‘ban the box’ trend
By Nicholas Deshais
Published in The Spokesman Review on August 5, 2014
“Spokane Mayor David Condon said Monday the city would join a nationwide trend to ‘ban the box’ and no longer ask city job applicants about their criminal background.
“With the move, Spokane joins almost 70 other cities and counties in choosing to ignore an applicant’s criminal history if it doesn’t pertain to the job at hand.”