That means that thousands of people who were recently released from custody, including those who got out early because of how dangerous it is to be inside a packed jail or prison during a pandemic, are competing for jobs against those who may have longer work histories, no record and more education, said Bryan Sykes, associate professor of criminology, law and society at UC Irvine.
He worked hard to find a job after a nonprofit paid his bail. Then the coronavirus hit
Los Angeles Times, July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020