What can Employers tell about former Employees?
If you are applying a new job after you left the current company or your are terminated, its better to take the feedback of previous employer because when you got a new job new employer will go for background verification process.
You should be prepared for what your former employer will tell inquiring hiring managers about the circumstances of your termination from the company.
When an Employer Can Say You Were Fired
Legal prohibitions doesn’t exist for employers in telling truth that employee has terminated, laid off, left. They can even share the reasons that you lost your job. However, if an employer purposefully states false that employee was fired or terminated, they have to face legal consequences which even damages reputation of the company.
What Information Employers Typically Share
You should check labor website for the information what are the limitations of employers in disclosing employee information and can check employee rights when you have fired.
Admitting the truth that you have fired will show your honesty before the company. Take the time to process the reasons, whether they are due to shortcomings on your part, or entirely circumstantial, and try to represent the facts in as flattering away as possible.