I signed an employment agreement for a job & now the company is hedging on hiring me. What are my rights? They say another employee wants the job.

Asked on May 20, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, Arizona

Answers:

B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

You need to take the agreement to a lawyer.  There are different ways your agreement could be worded, and it's impossible to say what rights you have under that, without reading it through.  One place to find an attorney to help you with this is our website, http://attorneypages.com

A written employment contract would take you out of the usual situation, which is at-will employment.  Most people can be fired for no reason at all, with very few exceptions.


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