Equal Opportunity for Persons Previously Convicted

The City of Pittsburgh "Ban the Box" ordinance went into effect on August 3, 2023. The Ordinance requires that City contractors inform applicants of their rights under the law, include applicable language in their contracts, and refrain from inquiring about applicants' criminal conviction history until after they are found to be otherwise qualified. This Ordinance is administered by the City of Pittsburgh Mayor's Office.

This website provides resources regarding Ensuring Equal Employment Opportunity for Persons Previously Convicted, including links to the Ordinance and Guidelines, File a ComplaintPrint Complaint Form, and FAQ. Please check this website for updates.

Pittsburgh Mayor's Office of Equal Protection
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219