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Birmingham Mayor Issues ‘Ban the Box’ Order For City Jobs

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Birmingham Mayor William Bell has issued an executive order to protect applicants for city jobs from automatic disqualification over their criminal records. Bell was flanked by officials from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the U.S. Department of Labor and others when he announced the order on Thursday. In his order, Bell said providing jobs for people with…