Mississippi is Anti-"Ban the Box" - July 9th, 2014

Effective July 1st, 2014, Senate Bill 2689 takes effect. This law protects employers by prohibiting any law, ordinance, or rule that creates requirements, regulations, processes or prohibitions that in any way interfere with an  employers’ ability to become fully informed about the background of an employee or potential employee for the purpose of creating or maintaining a fair, secure, safe and productive workplace. The full text of this Bill can be found here: http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2014/pdf/SB/2600-2699/SB2689SG.pdf