A job was denied because of a failed background check when there was actually nothing on the background report.

Asked about 3 years ago - Austin, TX

We requested the background check report and it had nothing on it. Do we have any further legal recourse other than the apology we have received? Thanks for your help.

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  1. Cynthia Russell Henley

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Employers have the right to hire, or not hire, for any reason except illegal discrimination. They owed you no right to hire you regardless of the reason.

    Although I have answered the question to try to help you, you should consult with a lawyer in your area in person... more

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