Helping Individuals with criminal records Reenter through Employment

Employer Resources

There are a number of advantages to employers who hire qualified job applicants with criminal records. Specific information can be found in the following documents.

Smart Solutions
"Individuals with Criminal Histories: A Potential Untapped Resource"< br /> A downloadable .pdf file with programs overviews and success stories

Negligent Hiring Concerns
Discussion of liability issues and what employers can do to protect themselves and make smart business decisions.

Work Opportunity Tax Credits
How to receive up to $2400 in credits per qualified employee Federal Bonding Program
Free bond insurance for qualified, but "at-risk," job applicants

State Tax Credits
Several states offer tax credits for employers who hire job applicants with criminal histories

Criminal Background Checks
Information to protect employers in New York State when using criminal background checks