Do i have a lawsuit against a very big business for leading me on for months about a position. To not hire me all causing me to miss out on opportunities with other jobs

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Do i have a lawsuit against a very big business for leading me on for months about a position. To not hire me all causing me to miss out on opportunities with other jobs

Went to first and second. Interview
Passed urine test
Passed criminal background check
Received and accepted offer of
employment. In turn i missed out
on almost 2 1/2 months employment
with other companies

Asked on February 21, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, Pennsylvania

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Unfortunately, since there is no right or entitlement to a job, there is no claim for compensation if an employer chooses to not hire you. You can't count on getting a job from any given employer; the onus or burden is on you to look for other positions, to manage your own career, etc. You cannot hold the potential employer liable for not hiring your or for the time you lost. Only when there is a right to something might there be a claim.


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