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Consent to Release Employment Information

Due to liability and privacy issues, employers should obtain a Consent to Release Employment Information from employees who seek employment elsewhere before releasing any information in response to potential new employers' inquiries.




In a Consent to Release Employment Information form, the releasor (former employee) authorizes his/her former employer to release employment references including, but not limited to, his/her employment history and wages and any information which may be requested relative to his/her employment, employment applications, and other related matters, and to furnish copies of any and all records which the employer may have regarding his/her employment. Due to liability and privacy issues, employers should obtain a Release from employees who seek employment elsewhere before releasing any information in response to potential new employers' inquiries.