Fears of being sued have led ex-bosses to hesitate before speaking badly of former employees when prospective employers seek references.
But a case argued Thursday at the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals showed that staying quiet has its risks, too — especially if the employer was a public school official who did not warn a colleague at another school that a former teacher had left amid allegations he touched female students inappropriately.
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