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?
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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