Illinois employers now banned from conducting background checks on interviewees

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Illinois employers now banned from conducting background checks on interviewees

Brady Cremeens
Illinois News Network
7/22/14

CHICAGO – Employers in Illinois can no longer access criminal background checks on potential hires until after an interview is conducted.

Gov. Quinn signed into law this week a bill that prohibits private employers from asking applicants about their criminal history prior to determining if they are qualified for the job.