Handling Inquiries about Former Employees; Reducing Exposure from Employment Claims

Labor News: Inquiries about Former Employees

February 2004
Handling Inquiries about Former Employees (Rick A. Haberman): Many job seekers are utilizing independent reference-checking services to monitor what their previous employer may say about them. This technique is often a trap for unwary managers and supervisors. To protect your company from possible lawsuits resulting from inquiries about former employees, several strategies should be considered.

Employers Can Reduce Exposure from Employment Claims (James B. Perry and Ryan K. Mulally)