Employment Question: IS IT LEGAL TO GHOST AN EMPLOYEE AFTER THAT SAID EMPLOYEE HAD JUST FILLED OUT PAPERWORKS THAT SAYS HE OR SHE IS HIRED?
So, I got hired at this new restaurant. It’s been 3 weeks since I filled out the packets that says I’m hired. They have all my paperwork, my information, everything.
They keep delaying me saying your training will be next week, then the next, then the next. Please tell me they are violating some code or something. It’s in California. Anyone?
- StephenWeinsteinLv 73 weeks ago
Ghosting is when they just stop replying and completely ignore you. Telling you that it will be next week is not ghosting.
- 4 weeks ago
Not illegal at all. They never, ever have an obligation to hire you.
- Pearl LLv 74 weeks ago
i would ask the labor board about it
- TavyLv 74 weeks ago
No way is it illegal. Perhaps they don't need you yet, perhaps they have changed their mind. Why don't you go and see them?
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- 4 weeks ago
Sounds like you got fired, now deal
- linkus86Lv 74 weeks ago
If you have a written employment contract you might have good cause to sue. But I am guessing you don't and thus despite the promise to possibly start soon, the employer is under no legal obligation to do so, if ever and further more can fire you at any time too because California is a "right to work" state. Sorry.
You also retain the opportunity to find another job instead.
- Donald KLv 64 weeks ago
Restaurant employees are not a protected class. It's in the constitution.
- GregLv 74 weeks ago
What does the paperwork say about a start date or guaranteed hours?