Hampton, NH asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for New Hampshire

Q: Can a new Employer deny hire for previously being on Disability

I previously was on Disability for a injury at past employer. I'm on pain management but I have a note stating I can go back to work without limitations. Can the new Employer rescind their offer of hire that I already accepted.

1 Lawyer Answer
Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH

A: More information is needed here. However, if you are physically able to perform all aspects of the job, but your employer rescinded your offer after learning you had a previous injury from which you are now recovered, you should contact a New Hampshire employment attorney to discuss whether you have a claim for perceived disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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