San Francisco weighs protecting ex-cons seeking homes, jobs

The San Francisco Chronicle –  Phillip Matier, Andrew Ross Ex-convicts may soon become a “protected class” in San Francisco – joining African Americans, Latinos, gays, transgender people, pregnant women and the disabled. A proposal being circulated at City Hall would make it illegal for landlords and employers to discriminate against applicants solely because they were “previously [Full story: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/07/12/BA161K9LGE.DTL&type=politics ]

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San Francisco weighs protecting ex-cons seeking homes, jobs