Search SEARCH

Can I sue this company over failure to hire?

I was offered a better job back home in Seattle. So I moved back from California and got part of my processing done. But now it's been 3 weeks and they are still not finishing up my hiring. I've lost out on 3 weeks of income (so far), licensing (gaming establishment), and all other expenses incurred from leaving Cali. My Industry is very hard to find work in as well ive been in it for 8 years. Would a lawyer able to help dispute this?

Asked By: Jon W - 2/17/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Did they guarantee you the job in writing, or simply offer? If you have it in writing then you have a case. If not, then you don't have a case. It becomes a he said, she said case if there is nothing in writing, and the employer will win because the position is "at will", which means they can hire and fire and NOT have... More
Answered By: rowlfe - 2/17/2012
Additional Answers (6)
Possibly. Take a copy of your offer letter when you meet with your attorney.
Answered By: Teekno - 2/17/2012
 
be hard to prove unless its in writing
Answered By: DF20 - 2/17/2012
 
no.
Answered By: HD - 2/17/2012
 
This just sounds like they're taking some time to get your paperwork done. Did you contact them to see what the hold up is?
Answered By: Butch - 2/17/2012
 
did you sign a contract with them? if no, then they have no legal obligation to finish the hiring process with you and you have no grounds to sue.
Answered By: hotwheels122287 - 2/17/2012
 
no one is guaranteed a job in any state, it works both ways, you can decline the job and they cant force you to work for them, life lesson move on
Answered By: lcr000 - 2/17/2012
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
www.HiringLocally.com
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.
JobsToLatinos.com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-209
eTrustLogo