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Answering “yes” will not necessarily disqualify you from employment. The applicant will be asked to provide additional information, and other factors may be considered. Conviction means any plea, verdict or finding of guilt regardless of whether sentence was imposed by the court. You may answer “NO” in relation to any conviction for which the record has been judicially ordered sealed, expunged or statutorily eradicated (e.g., sealed juvenile offense records).
Persons who are applying to work in the District of Columbia may answer “NO” in relation to any conviction or forfeiture of collateral which occurred more than 10 years prior to today’s date.
Persons who are applying to work in Massachusetts may answer “NO” in relation to:
• A first conviction for drunkenness, simple assault, speeding, minor traffic violations, affray, or disturbance of the peace;
• Misdemeanors where the date of conviction or the end of any period of incarceration was more than five years ago, provided that there have been no subsequent convictions within those five years.