Withdrawing a job offer-what are the legal implications?

Withdrawing a job offer-before acceptance and after acceptance. What can the employee do if a job offer is withdrawn? It happens more times than you might think.

What if the employee has left another job to take up the job that is withdrawn?

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7 thoughts on “Withdrawing a job offer-what are the legal implications?”

  1. What about the employer offering the job, then withdrawing the job offer because it was offered in error to the employee, do the same principles stand in what you have discussed here?

  2. Thanks so much for making this video! My job offer was withdrawn very last minute (one working day away from the job start date), the reason I was given is that they have found someone else more experienced in their industry. I am based in England though. Any advice would be much appreciated!

  3. Thank you Mr Terry this video was very helpful.. Question though, can an employee withdraw their acceptance of the offer?

  4. Hi Terry- great video. I accepted a 6 month FTC starting on Monday. I confirmed the acceptance on email. The company have now gone to the recruitment agent saying that they are withdrawing the offer as there is a hiring needs. Under the contract it’s two weeks notice in the 6 month probationary period. I’m going to contact the employer tomorrow, what should I say. I’m don’t want to get blacklisted but I rejected offer yesterday because I accepted this offer.

  5. Hi Terry, I accepted an offer (via e-mail), got a start date, gave my 2 week notice (and last day of employment), then was asked for references. What does this mean?

  6. Hello Terry,

    I impressed with your videos.

    I am a US IT Recruiter and I am getting placement every month like 1-2. But my mostly candidate is unable to join the project. As they making excuses on the before joining day so I am getting a very bad impression with my client. How to stop this kind of thing. Is there any way or what kind of legal agreement I should sign with the candidate at the interview time? Please advice.

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