2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 50-12-1 — Employer immunity from liability for references on former employee.

50-12-1. Employer immunity from liability for references on former employee.

When requested to provide a reference on a former or current employee, an employer acting in good faith is immune from liability for comments about the former employee's job performance.  The immunity shall not apply when the reference information supplied was knowingly false or deliberately misleading, was rendered with malicious purpose or violated any civil rights of the former employee.   

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