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Are employers required to post all job openings? Can they search for people to fill positions solely through word of mouth?

Asked on May 10, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, Florida

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MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 12 years ago | Contributor

Employers in private jobs do not have to post jobs internally.  If you feel you were discriminated, you need to speak with your state's Dept of Labor and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. 

Usually only wherein there is a collective bargaining unit (government jobs, union jobs) does an employer have to post a position internally before going outside the office.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: http://www.eeoc.gov/

 

Florida Dept of Labor: http://www.stateofflorida.com/Portal/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=10


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