The Child Abuse Charge Was Dismissed. But It Can Still Cost You a Job.

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    The Child Abuse Charge Was Dismissed. But It Can Still Cost You a Job.

    In 2017, Ann was working as a home health aide in Brooklyn and Manhattan when she was arrested and charged with child endangerment after hitting her teenage daughter during an argument. She was fired from the job she had held for 13 years. A judge dismissed the charges, but the arrest had another consequence: Ann’s name was added to a New York state database of people who have mistreated children — and by law, it would stay there for another dozen years. Employers could check the list, and most would immediately disqualify her to work with elderly clients. She could ...


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