Re: Will a Dismissed Public Indecency Case Hurt Employment Chances?
The Colorado Civil Rights Division's Guidelines provide that it's discriminatory to ask applicants about arrests and convictions that aren't job related. Employers also may not inquire about sealed records in an employment application or otherwise.
Those are the guidelines in Colorado. However; if your dismissed/sealed history is picked up on a background check (& it can be), there are usually some employers (including some that you listed) that are exceptions & can ask for further details of your dismissed/sealed history. There are some jobs where a thorough background check is a requirement. I doubt though that your history would be an automatic elimination from consideration of any of the jobs you listed.
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