2006 Kansas Code - 44-119a
44-119a. Employer immunity from liability and suit for disclosure of employment information. (a) Unless otherwise provided by law, an employer, or an employer's designee, who discloses information about a current or former employee to a prospective employer of the employee shall be qualifiedly immune from civil liability.
(b) Unless otherwise provided by law, an employer who discloses information about a current or former employee to a prospective employer of the employee shall be absolutely immune from civil liability. The immunity applies only to disclosure of the following:
(1) Date of employment;
(2) pay level;
(3) job description and duties; and
(4) wage history.
(c) Unless otherwise provided by law, an employer who responds in writing to a written request concerning a current or former employee from a prospective employer of that employee shall be absolutely immune from civil liability for disclosure of the following information to which an employee may have access:
(1) Written employee evaluations which were conducted prior to the employee's separation from the employer and to which an employee shall be given a copy upon request; and
(2) whether the employee was voluntarily or involuntarily released from service and the reasons for the separation.
(d) This section shall apply to causes of action accruing on and after the effective date of this act.
History: L. 1995, ch. 122, § 1; July 1.
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