How past crimes may drive job seekers into poverty

PBS News Hour reports,

Applicants with criminal backgrounds, including those with nonviolent criminal convictions or even arrests, are increasingly being driven into poverty. Even if it has been years since they’ve served time for past criminal infractions, those applying for jobs are often unable to find work — especially in a climate of extreme job competition. NewsHour’s Stephen Fee reports


One Reply to “How past crimes may drive job seekers into poverty”

  1. This is a VERY ERRONEOUS report! Very ERRONEOUS. If one seeks the path of poverty, it will not be because of past criminal judicial convictions! Also, there’s these things called PARDONS! They cost money, yet, they work!

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