Employer Reference Liability: SB 1490 (1996)
Offers protection from civil liability to employers providing employee refernces
Offers protection from civil liability to employers providing employee refernces unless: by a preponderance of the evidence the employer knowingly disclosed false information with the intent to mislead, in bad faith, or with malicious purpose; and/or, by a preponderance of the evidence the disclosure constituted an unlawful discriminatory practice. Provides a loser pays provision.
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