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GOOD RIDDANCE! Just what can you say about that ex-employee of yours?

Posted in Blacklisting, Defamation, Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation
Employers who provide bad reference information about former employees can be vulnerable to claims for defamation, retaliation, and state anti-blacklisting statutes. However, there are occasions when it is prudent to provide more than "Name, rank, and serial number" to (1) avoid incurring liability when a bad employee does something really, really bad at his next workplace, and (2) maintain good relations with your fellow employers by providing judicious warnings about the bad apples… Continue Reading