"The Colorado State Legislature convened last week and Representatives Jovan Melton and Leslie Herod introduced H.B.19-1025, the Colorado Change to Compete Act, which would enact ban the box requirements for private employers in Colorado. If passed and signed into law, employers would be prohibited from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal history on an initial application. Employers would also be prohibited from advertising or stating on the application that a person with a criminal history may not apply to a position. Keep an eye on this legislation as, if enacted, it’ll make Colorado the 12th state with a statewide ban applicable to private employers, if I’m not mistaken."
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