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June 27 2018

Opportunities for Employment of Persons with Criminal Records Expanded in North Carolina

Individuals convicted of certain crimes may now be able to apply for a "certificate of relief", in order to protect them in the case of minor offences (the circumstances are now broadened). This new Bill will help reduce the risks employers face when hiring persons with criminal records.

A certificate of relief offers relief from consequences of crimes such as a penalty or disqualification.