How much info can HR divulge?

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  1. sk8enscars311

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    This is probably in the wrong folder...

    My husband and I put in our letters of resignation at the beginning of April. We just found out that the bank is doing a verification of employment to modify our construction perm. Is HR allowed to tell them that we are resigning at the end of the school year?
     
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    I'm asking here because it's impossible to get a hold of someone at my HR.
     
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    I would think they can - I *think* they are allowed to confirm employment dates
     
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    oh crap....
     
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    I think all they can say is "Yes the are currently employed with us." Now I would think that if it is stayed that way and the bank asked about the future, I don't think that they could say anything.
     
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    I can't think of any general principle that would stop them legally from divulging it. Technically HR departments can divulge a lot of things people generally think of as illegal.

    Just because they can, though, doesn't mean they will. Nor does it mean the bank will necessarily view it as important -- have you resigned to take other jobs?
     
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    I worked in the real estate industry for a while and they can verify the dates of the employment and salary with an HR department. I did it all the time. You sign a form giving them the right to find out this information when you sign loan papers. They send it to HR with another form that the HR department fills out with your dates of employment and salary.
     
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    Okay, an update in case anyone's interested. We went down to HR (huge pain) and talked to our staffing rep. She said that they can't even give the info over the phone. They need to send or fax a form and even then they just put that we're active employees. The person who pulls up our file won't even know that we intend to resign. hooray!
     

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