My Job: Criminal Records and Employment

As a paralegal in the employment unit, you might think my job has me helping people find jobs or deal with issues in their workplace. While that does make up a tiny portion of my caseload, the biggest issue I deal with is criminal records. Having a criminal record is a huge barrier to finding any job at all, not to mention a decent-paying job in the field that you are passionate about. This video does a great job of showing some of the issues that many of my clients are currently struggling with:

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