We update this overview of ban-the-box rules often. But laws change quickly, and we cannot guarantee all information is current. Always consult your attorney for legal advice.
Ban-the-box compliance, targeted screens, and individualized assessments apply only when taking adverse action due to criminal records. They are not required when taking adverse action based on non-criminal records.
STATE LAWS — PUBLIC SECTOR
Who must follow: This ban-the-box law applies only to public sector employers for the State of Nebraska and its cities and counties.
Timing of inquiry: Public sector employers in Nebraska may not inquire into criminal history until after the employer has determined the applicant meets the minimum employment qualifications.
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