Release of reference information.

1. The Human Resources Department shall require a signed release from the current employee, past employee or the requesting district allowing the release of reference information.

2. When a request is made for a reference, the employee must contact the Human Resources Department, submit a formal request for and provide the information needed to make the reference from the Human Resources Department.

3. The Human Resources Department shall keep and maintain copies of all completed references submitted in response to outside requests.

4. Any personal reference provided must be accompanied by a statement that the current/former employee is speaking for themselves and not on behalf of the Las Cruces Public Schools and as a result, assumes all liability for its contents.
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