Can I sue my old employer for not hiring me back?

They own 75% of the surrounding medical offices which is keeping me from getting a job in my area.

Asked on January 7, 2013 under Employment Labor Law, Ohio


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

You don't give much by way of details. However, as a general rule, an employer can hire and fire at will. This means that absent an employment contract or union agreement to the contrary, or a violation your ex-employer's own company policy or some form of actionable discrimination, no law has been broken. In other words, from a legal perspective, its action is perfectly permissable.

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