What happens if someone deletes information from my account on a government website

I applied to a job. I have an account on the government website and after
querying the process found that the job had vanished off my account. It had
showed ‘under review’ for nearly a year and I began asking questions last week,
and it just disappeared

Asked on April 18, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Alaska

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

It's possible that whomever did this violated internal rules of their government employer and could be disciplined or even terminated by their employer for it; however, there's nothing you can do (other than possibly re-applying for this job or a similar one). There is no inherent legal right to apply for a job, to be considered for it, to have your information maintained, etc., and therefore, there is no recourse for you if your application was ignored or deleted.


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