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Does Goodwill Industries avoid hiring persons with a felony record?

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No...Felonies are ok..Its full of child molesters..I REFUSE TO TAKE ORDERS FROM child molesters!!

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They just hired me in Las Vegas. I have a nonviolent felony, but it was 10 years ago in another state. Some positions require a drug test and background.. Some none at all

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Yes, I was just fired because of my criminal record.

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Yes, not a good thing

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I will as denied a job at Goodwill even though the manager of the store wanted to hire me the hr department would not due to the felon y in my record non violence. Only in trouble once. Must depend in who is in the HR department. I was open and honest with the manager I told her everything she was very understanding she tried everything to get me hired. But in the end HR said no

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They don’t hire felons

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I currently work for Goodwill-Suncoast and we do a local background and a national background. I’m not sure if other Goodwill’s do this also, as not all Goodwill’s are the same and they are not all connected together like so many people think. My Goodwill only has stores in Florida and our home office is located in Saint Petersburg. We have to do a national background because of our learning skills development program for persons with disabilities. By Florida laws, there are certain charges like anything to do with violence, any kind of sex charges, fraud and so on. Anyone with these types of charges cannot work in the same environment we have that program in, which is every store we have.

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No they would not hiring a persons with a felony record.

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No they help criminals or people with a record get back on their feet.

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No background is not much of a problem

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