The following article has been created by Omar Khan, of Hansen & Company. Hansen & Company is a full service law firm focusing on Canadian, American and international immigration.
While the principles in the article apply universally, some of the specific information in the article is directly applicable to the United States and Canada. Different national jurisdictions have their own regulations in relation to employment and discrimination matters involving a criminal record. For guidance in relation to the Australian environment, readers may wish to review information provided by the Australian Human Rights Commission concerning discrimination in employment on the basis of criminal record.