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As the owner of one of San Francisco's biggest transportation company Gary -- -- hard at a job seekers resonate.
But proposed legislation at City Hall would prohibit employers from asking applicants at least initially about their criminal past.
We won't discriminate and that we need to know what we're look at what we're dealing with what is their background music on grand auto theft and we're Rand transportation.
Yeah yeah yeah -- -- the -- human rights commission wants to add ex cons to protected categories like race religion and gender.
When it comes to prohibiting discrimination in employment and housing.
Commissioners call it a public safety issue to reduce recidivism without housing it's hard to keep a steady job and many times because -- that.
People read recommit -- why not because I'm telling.
Five years after serving time for drug possession Monique -- says felony inquiry on job applications like this one unfairly disqualified her.
At one recent interview she says she never got a chance to tell her story of recovery and rehabilitation.
Not -- that since He thought that box checked and it looks like I'm sorry we can't help you.
Others say there's nothing on there about that at all.
-- -- -- -- Category landlord Andrew long -- a barrage of lawsuits from unscrupulous convicts.
On -- it -- we'll probably -- this the going from.
Apartment complex to apartment complex.
Getting denying it for whatever reason and then finally and new and long.
Public hearings continue to formalize the legislation with legal action sort of -- it does He get special protections to people who broke the law.
In temperature -- Claudia Cowan Fox News.
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