Can my employer fire me before I start work? 10 Answers as of October 25, 2013

I was hired for a job and the next day, they told me they were going with another candidate. I hadn't yet signed any papers, but they had emailed some over. Can they do this?

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Fox & Fox, S.C. | Richard F. Rice
Yes, but if you believe it was done for an illegal reason then you could file a complaint.
Answer Applies to: Wisconsin
Replied: 10/25/2013
Law Office of Richard Winkler | Richard Winkler
Unless you signed a contract or moved, yes they can.
Answer Applies to: Rhode Island
Replied: 10/24/2013
KEYL ADR Services, LLC | Mark D. Keyl
Yes. MS is an at will employment State.
Answer Applies to: Mississippi
Replied: 10/24/2013
WILLIAM L SANDERS, ATTORNEY AT LAW | William L. Sanders
Yes, In GA, that is completely legal, and you have no recourse against them.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 10/24/2013
Law Offices of Linda Rose Fessler | Linda Fessler
Yes. This is an at will state.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/24/2013
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