Tucson, AZ asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Arizona

Q: Can someone get hired over me if they have no experience in that position at all and I have the most

Also job was not offered to anyone at all it was given to person with no experience

1 Lawyer Answer
Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH

A: An employer does not necessarily need to hire the individual with most experience. However, an employer cannot make a hiring decision based on an unlawful motivation. If you can demonstrate that you were not selected for the position on the basis of your membership in a protected class (i.e., race, gender, age, disability, etc.), then you may have a failure to hire claim. You should consult with an employment law attorney in your area.

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