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Has Ban the Box legislation reduced unemployment?

Clip: 08/10/2018 | 3m 16s

A new report by the Prison Policy Initiative, a group that calls for prison reform, found that the national unemployment rate for the formerly incarcerated is 27 percent. New Jersey had made a concerted effort to ease the reentry process, passing Ban the Box legislation in 2015 to help reduce unemployment among former inmates. But has the policy made a difference?

Aired: 08/10/18

Rating: NR

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