Workplace Defamation: Trevor Thomas Speaks to HRD Canada (December 2019)

Trevor Thomas

Can employees sue HR over bad references?
By Rachel Ranosa, Human Resources Director Canada, December 11, 2019

Defamation in the workplace isn’t limited to gossiping around the watercooler. Sometimes, an employer who provides false statements about a former employee during a background check may end up getting sued for defamation.

Find out more, including what KEL lawyer Trevor Thomas recommends when writing an employee reference letter, in Rachel Ranosa’s HRD article here.

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