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Criminal Records and Employment in Washington D.C.: What You Need to Know About Your Rap Sheet, and Your Right to a Job in Washington, DC

ByD.C. Employment Justice Center

This manual is intended to help you deal with employment issues related to your criminal records in Washington, District of Columbia. This manual will help you get the tools you need to get and understand your criminal record, clean up any mistakes, seal, expunge or set aside cases that can be removed from your criminal record, and answer tough questions from an employer about your criminal past. Your criminal record can have a major impact on your life long after you were arrested, convicted or served time for an offense. In particular, having a criminal record can make getting a job harder. Many employers ask about your criminal record, and some employers make hiring and firing decisions based on what is in your criminal record. Knowing your rights and knowing what is on your record can help you get and keep a job.

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Publication Date
Nov 24, 2004
Language
English
Category
Law
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
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By (author): D.C. Employment Justice Center

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