Dallas, TX asked in Employment Law for Texas

Q: I applied at a company for a position and they didn't hire me, now hiring me through a temp. is that legal?

went through the interview process at the company directly, they emailed me saying that they weren't hiring me, i go to a temp agency and the company i applied to is now hiring me through them for the same job that i applied for directly to the company. Is there anything illegal about that?

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Beatriz Adriana Sosa-Morris
Beatriz Adriana Sosa-Morris
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: It depends. If they hired you through a temp agency just to classify you as an independent contractor and not pay you overtime, then you may have a claim for overtime.

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