Disclosing references to a job applicant

Disclosure requirements when checking an applicant's references
By Stuart Rudner
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 02/19/2009

Question:

Can an employer refuse to provide information collected from employment references to a job applicant? Is the information provided by a former employer personal employee information? Is it important to let the former employer know this information can be requested and will be disclosed on request to the applicant?

Answer: