What are my rights if I was hired and fired within a week without any paperwork and without pay?paid

I live in CA and was hired as an acquisition specialist for a real estate investor in NV. It was understood that this would be a commission only job. However, after a week of orientation and training, they decided to let me go due to

Asked on September 6, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, California

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Essentially, you have no rights: all employment is employment at will unless you were one of the lucky few (very few) who received a written employment contract (contracts are not required). Employment at will means you have no right in or two the job and can be terminated at any time, for any reason--even within a week and because they did not "like" you. The lack of paperwork does not change their right to you go whenever they wanted.


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