Bad reference not bad faith, court rules

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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 04/08/2003

Employers have become gun shy about giving references for former employees, but court decisions do not support this level of caution.

In a recent decision, the Ontario Superior Court found that an employer’s negative comments were not intended to result in the loss of re-employment for a terminated workers, and no award for bad faith should be made.

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