There is nothing on their website that states that they run background checks. However, it’s important to know that most companies perform a background check at some point during the hiring process, even if it’s only to confirm you can work legally at that company.
Here’s what you need to know about background checks:
Former felons living in these states don’t have to worry about their background checks if their felony happened seven or more years ago:
- New Hampshire*
- New York*
When you were found not guilty, the following states don’t show those court cases:
- Indiana (limited check)
- New York
Some states will look at your whole record, even when you were found not guilty. See them here:
- Indiana (extensive check)
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
We took our time to evaluate Family Dollar’s ratings on some reliable job review websites. For example, on glassdoor.com, Family Dollar has a rating of 2.5 out of 5. The most positive factors influencing almost 3,000 reviews were rotating schedules, good working environment and pay. Generally speaking, the place is a great spot for you to get back to the working market. Now, if you are wondering about the not-so-cool side of working at Family Dollar, here it goes: Poor work-life balance, low wages and promotions are hard to come by.
What felonies Family Dollar will not hire
They didn’t give us any specific charges that would stop you from getting hired before you had a chance to explain, but that doesn’t mean there are none.
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
Does Family Dollar hire felons? We think they do! Remember, however, that certain felonies might reduce your chances of getting certain types of jobs. There is no official information regarding the specific felonies that will hurt your chances, but here are some ideas:
- If your felony is related to theft, jobs involving cash or inventory might be harder to land.
- Violent behavior might reduce your chances since you’ll be dealing with lots of people daily.
Does Family Dollar hire sex offenders
While it would be great if they did, it is uncertain at this time. The company didn’t say, and there are no results online.
Does Family Dollar drug test?
Their job application says they do, we’re just not sure when.
Have you applied for a job or worked here? Share your experiences!
If you have already worked at Family Dollar we would love to hear from you! Your insights will be incredibly helpful to others looking for a job. If any of the information mentioned here helped you get a job at Family Dollar with a felony, let us know!