Minneapolis, MN asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Minnesota

Q: Is there anything I can do?

I recently had an interview at a gym. I interviewed with the facility manager, it went well. He said he would contact me later that day when he knows when the general manager would be able to do my second interview. Later in the day I received a text from an employee at that gym who doesn't like me much stating that they told their manage a lot of negative things about me so i wouldn't get hired. Knowing this person I can safely assume majority of what they said was untrue. I haven't heard back from the manager and i believe what this employee said about me is the reason why. I am wondering what I can do about this situation, if anything.

1 Lawyer Answer
Joseph A. Gangi
Joseph A. Gangi
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Mankato, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: You may have a defamation claim depending on what was said.

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