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Q: Can an offer be rescinded for not providing I-9 documentation within 3 days even if no work was performed?

If a candidate accepts a verbal offer and sets a start date but does not have I-9 documentation and doesn't not start work on the start date, can an employer rescind the offer or must they hold that offer open?

Jennifer Fu
Jennifer Fu answered on Sep 24, 2020

Generally speaking, California is an at-will employment state. This means an employer can terminate the employment with or without cause at any time, and vice versa. If the employee has not provided I-9 relevant supporting documentation, that would be cause to rescind your offer since he/she... Read more »

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