Governor Wolf’s Statement on Civil Service Commission Banning the Box

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Governor Wolf’s Statement on Civil Service Commission Banning the Box Criminal Justice Reform,  Jobs That Pay,  Press Release,  Statement Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement on the Civil Service Commission’s decision, at his urging, to ‘ban the box’ on employment applications starting on July 1, 2017.“I applaud the State Civil Service Commission’s decision to ‘ban the box’ and make opportunities for reentrants more accessible and create economic opportunity to combat recidivism. Banning the box will allow prospective applicants with criminal records to be judged on their skills and qualifications and not solely on their criminal history, while preserving a hiring agency’s ability to appropriately screen applicants as part of the hiring process.”Today’s announcement comes after Governor Wolf’s change to ‘ban the box’ on non-civil service job applications last week.center_img May 09, 2017last_img read more

Dearborn County Represented In LEADS Awards

first_imgDEARBORN COUNTY, Ind. – Dearborn County will be well represented at the Leaders in Entrepreneurship Awards Day (LEADS) in November.The annual event recognizes entrepreneurs and service providers in Southern Indiana. LEADS awards have eleven categories and three of the 2014 winners are from Dearborn County.The third annual celebration of entrepreneurship will be held November 12 in Jeffersonville.LEADS Indiana 2014 Winners:FranNet Franchisee of the Year – Linda Goepper, Liberty Tax Service (Dearborn County)Family Owned Business of the Year – Batesville Products (Dearborn County)Entrepreneurial Community Award  – City of Lawrenceburg (Dearborn County)View a complete list of award winners here.last_img