Understanding Fair Chance

Fair Chance Hiring means that employers refrain from the following, among other things:

Fair Chance Hiring hiring also means that:

After offering a job candidate a job, employers can conduct a criminal history check, but employers should perform an individualized assessment about a job candidate's history. That means that the employer won't take back the job offer without consider the nature and gravity of the criminal history, the time that has passed since the conviction, and the nature of the job that the job candidate is seeking.

States, counties, and municipalities vary in their legal requirements surrounding background checks. Your indication, on Indeed, that you follow Fair Chance Hiring practices, is purely voluntary, although some or all components of the Fair Chance Hiring practices may reflect legal requirements in some locations. It is your responsibility to abide by the laws applicable to you.