AUGUSTA,Ga (WJBF) Those convicted of crimes will soon get a better chance of landing a job with the city of Augusta.
After months of discussions commissioners approved removing the criminal history check-mark from job applications.
Now those in non public safety jobs will not be asked about their records until after they’re a finalists for the job
Opponents say this could bring unneeded trouble to the city work force.
” We’re going to pick and choose what I want you to know that’s bull some of these fellows need to realize that’s the sons daughters mothers aunts uncles involved in the building I want to know who the heck is in there.>
Supporters point out that background checks will still be conducted on those offered a job.