Truth Or Consequences, NM asked in Civil Litigation, Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for New Mexico

Q: Do I have to sign a release of information for all former and any company I applied for since my constructive discharge?

Employment disability discrimination case in New Mexico. In the discovery phase, they are insisting that I sign a release of information for all former, even though I was employed by this company for 17 years, and all companies I applied since my constructive discharge. What relevance does any former employers information give to the opposing counsel if I have never filed for or insinuated discrimination before?

1 Lawyer Answer
Deena L. Buchanan
Deena L. Buchanan
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Licensed in New Mexico

A: Are you handling this case by yourself? If possible, I strongly urge you to consult with an attorney. Litigation is filled with these kinds of issues that can get your case dismissed if you don't handle them properly.

I believe you are asking about an employment information release. Those are standard, but I generally limit the time period to the past 10 years.

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