[ 663-1.95 Employers’ job reference immunity.] (a) An employer that provides to a prospective employer information or opinion about a current or former employee’s job performance is presumed to be acting in good faith and shall have a qualified immunity from civil liability for disclosing the information and for the consequences of the disclosure.
Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 663-1.95
- Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
- Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
(b) The good faith presumption under subsection (a) shall be rebuttable upon a showing by a preponderance of the evidence that the information or opinion disclosed was:
(1) Knowingly false; or
(2) Knowingly misleading.
(c) Nothing in this section shall affect rights, obligations, remedies, liabilities, or standards of proof under chapters 89, 92F, 368, and 378.