1. I do hereby authorize the investigation of all statements contained in this application for employment.
2. I understand that misrepresentation or omission of facts called for is cause for dismissal and that my employment is substantially dependent on the truthful answers to the foregoing inquiries.
3. I authorize any former employer, person, firm, corporation, school, or government agency to release any and all information concerning my former employment to this prospective employer. I understand that the information may include, but not limited to, performance evaluations and reports, job descriptions, disciplinary reports, letters of reprimand, opinions, and public record information regarding my suitability for employment. I recognize that a copy of the authorization and release is as valid as the original and should be considered as such.