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
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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
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
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