Policy on Request for Salary and Employment Verifications

Policy Number: 426

Human Resources

The permanent link for this policy is: https://policies.northeastern.edu/policy426/

I. Purpose and Scope


Upon request, Human Resources (HR) responds to salary and employment verification information requests from current or former employees, prospective employers of current or former employees, and other organizations such as financial or lending institutions in a manner consistent with and in accordance with this policy.


II. Definitions



III. Policy


HR will provide salary verifications in writing with the written consent of the employee. HR will not provide salary information on the telephone.

With written consent HR will provide dates of employment, positions and titles held in writing or on the phone.

Salary and employment verification forms from prospective employers and lending institutions, and any other organizations will be handled in accordance with the above.

IV. Additional Information


The Office of Student Employment can verify employment and salary information for students.

HR does not verify employment information for students.

    V. Contact Information


    Human Resources: 216 Mass Ave; 617-373-2230; hrst@northeastern.edu

    Responsible Office/Department(s)

    Human Resources

    Related Policies


    Related Procedures



    Policy on Request for Salary and Employment Verifications


    Salary Verification; Employment Verification

    Version History

    Last Revision Date: December 1, 2022

    Issued: September 1, 2016