Background Checks: Know Your Rights!

Francis A. Gregory Library

Background Checks: Know Your Rights!

Special Event for Jobseekers provided by Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Are you a job applicant with concerns about what employers might find when running a background check? Come to this interactive workshop to learn about your rights during the job search if you have a criminal record (either convictions or arrests) or problems with credit reports. Attorneys fromNeighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) will discuss how to seal criminal records in Washington D.C., how to respond to employers who are asking about criminal records during the job search process, and how to address problems with a credit report.

For more information, please visit or call the Adult Reference desk. Neighborhood Legal Services Program provides free legal advice, information and representation to low-income District residents.