I have sued my former employer for wrongful termination. We are going to mediation and they have asked for my current resume. Why would they want this?

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    Why would you even contemplate giving it to them? – Kilisi May 2 at 15:57
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    If you sued, that you probably have a lawyer. That would be the person to ask. – Hilmar May 2 at 16:09
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    Definitely not for hiring! – PagMax May 2 at 16:17
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    I’m voting to close this question because this would seem to be a serious legal issue, which should be addressed by the legal experts involved. – Fattie May 2 at 16:37
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    If you are in litigation, ALL communication should go through your attorney. Even something simple can torpedo your case. You hired your attorney for their knowledge and experience. Avail yourself of them. – Wesley Long May 3 at 5:35

They're looking for information to use as leverage against you. Do NOT send it.

EDIT: Obviously, if the mediator orders it, then do so.

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    Yeah, don't send them anything. – Kilisi May 2 at 15:58
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    Fishing. But, give it to them if ordered by the arbitrator. – Michael McFarlane May 2 at 15:59
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    Probably looking for information specifically related to your time with them so they can either call you a liar, or dispute any claims on your resume. – Old_Lamplighter May 2 at 16:01
  • Thank you all for your input. I would agree that my resume at the time of my application with them is what should be important. Nothing to hide but I have had the social opportunities to be in the presence of many lawyers. Always needling for any weaknesses. – EllieT May 7 at 21:08

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