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    :: Friday, November 24, 2006 ::

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    Employers Who Perform Background Checks Hire More Black Workers - eMaxHealth
    A new study in the current issue of the Journal of Law and Economics finds that employers who choose to perform criminal background checks end up hiring more black workers ? especially black men. Employers who systematically check criminal background during the hiring process are 8.4 percentage points more likely to have hired a black applicant into their most recently filled position.
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