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- Ex-offenders need more training. Roberts, Zoe // People Management;11/7/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 22, p11
Suggests the need for businesses and employer organizations to urge the British government for more funding to train prison inmates and improve their employability. Comments from Malcolm Houghton-le-Chapple, head of human relations at two colleges in England, about the issue; Challenge of...
- Give young offenders a (jail) break. Wahhab, Iqbal // Director;Jun2015, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p23
The author expresses his opinion on deinstitutionalization of prisoners, on how to train them for employment and society after their release from prison and about what can be done by British Conservative politician, Michael Gove towards this cause as justice secretary in the British government....
- Chase Bank tests in-prison training. // Banking;Oct74, Vol. 66 Issue 16, p18
Reports on a test program in the banking industry that encourages in-prison training and hiring of ex-inmates by private financial institutions in the U.S. as of October 1974. Objectives of the program; Guidelines designed by Chase Manhattan Bank, New York for the project; Purpose of...
- Employers--on the record. // Management Today;Jan96, p11
Focuses on the employment of ex-convicts in Great Britain. Results of a survey by the Rainer Foundation; Comment from Mike Stewart, director of services at the National Association for the Care and resettlement of offenders; Employment of ex-offenders by companies; Comeback Trust.
- The pros of ex-cons. // Management Today;Aug1997, p16
Discusses the recruitment and hiring of former prisoners in the Great Britain. Number of persons who have criminal records; Difficulty with persuading employers that ex-offenders can be good employees; Information on the recruitment policy at Marks & Spencer; Reference to the law governing the...
- War on crime presents challenges for employers. Minehan, Maureen // HR Magazine;Sep97, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p184
Focuses on the challenge posed to employers by the growing trend in the number of applicants with criminal records. Efforts of non-profit organizations to help ex-convicts gain employment; Survey result showing the reluctance of employers to hire a prospective employee with a criminal record;...
- The value of finding employment for white-collar ex-offenders. Soothill, Keith; Francis, Brian; Ackerley, Elizabeth // British Journal of Criminology;Autumn97, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p582
Describes a 20-year criminological follow-up of a consecutive series of 348b ex-offenders seeking white-collar employment. Who offered employment to ex-offenders; Results at the end of 20-year follow-up; Indepth look at the issue.
- Forgive us our trespasses. Thatcher, Mike // People Management;4/3/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p22
Assesses the impact of Police Act 1997 in the employment of people with criminal record in United Kingdom. Attitude of recruiters towards people with criminal record; Information about the program of Apex Trust for ex-offenders; Government funding on the services for ex-convicts. INSETS: MCF's...
- TakeAction Minnesota opposes ex-offender discrimination. Reeves, Mel // Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder;5/12/2011, Vol. 76 Issue 41, p1
The article offers information on the "Justice 4 All" forum hosted by the TakeAction Minnesota on April 16, 2011 to give its support on opposing the idea of preventing Minnesota ex-offenders from being employed.