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Old 04-03-2010, 05:17 PM
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does anyone no if walmart will hire a exviolent offendor if crime was over 25 yrs ago and sentence is completetd?
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My son was interviewed by Walmart recently. He has a felony conviction and that didn't appear to be an issue. HIs problem was they wanted him to be available to work "any" hours and he is required to attend classes weekly by his PO so they couldn't hire him. Try Walmart.
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My son was interviewed by Walmart recently. He has a felony conviction and that didn't appear to be an issue. HIs problem was they wanted him to be available to work "any" hours and he is required to attend classes weekly by his PO so they couldn't hire him. Try Walmart.
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I heard they won't hire most people with any type of record. I do not know this as 100% fact though.
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I heard they won't hire most people with any type of record. I do not know this as 100% fact though.

Wal-Mart hires felons in Kentucky.....I was sent a list of employers for felons from an employment agency and they were on it.
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Wal-Mart hires felons in Kentucky.....I was sent a list of employers for felons from an employment agency and they were on it.
Good to know. I must have been misinformed.
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but do they hire exviolent offendors who completed there sentences years ago?
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I don't know. I can't answer that. What I can say is....Go For It. Apply to any and every job you come across. Be honest on the application, check that little box, but always put "will discuss at interview." Good luck, I do hope you find employment soon!
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As a general rule WalMart does NOT hire people with a criminal record (since 2007). The exceptions usually apply when an ex-felon has been part of a community based program where job developers have cultivated employer relationships.

Don't believe the "lists" that circulate. They are not "official" and they don't account for policy changes that take place in HR departments or as a result of insurance issues.
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Hmmm...

I'm aware of a man who was on the "sex offender" registry in a northern state, and who was employed in the electronics dept. at a Walmart.

That was a little over 5 years ago.

Would they have fired him after 2007???? Or does the policy only apply to new hires??? Or, maybe he was never incarcerated, and the issue arose while he was an employee...???!!!

Just wondering...could you please clarify?

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I applied at Walmart in Benton KY a few years ago. They wouldn't hire me because of my record.
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well i got turned down why cantsomeone change thses laws unlessure on parole u shudnt haveto inform them
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