Old CORI Law: Employers could use the "box" on initial job applications to ask about criminal convictions and weed out applicants.
New CORI Law: "Ban the Box" - Employers can't ask about a criminal record on a job application.
Effective in Phases Beginning in May 2012.
Old CORI Law: Employers can inquire about CORI at any point, without preparing an individual CORI.
New CORI Law: Employers may only inquire about CORI after obtaining a written signature from an applicant authorizing CORI check, and providing a copy of the record before questioning the employee.