Employment Offer: Louisiana
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Lauren L. Tafaro, Adams and Reese LLP
- Often an employment offer and agreement will be verbal. However, in many instances, it is best to follow up a verbal offer of employment with a written offer. See Employment Offer.
- It is important for employers to use caution when making representations during employment discussions if an employer intends to have an at-will employment relationship. See Employment Offer.
- An employer has the right to condition an employment offer on additional requirements, such as a background check, drug test or a medical examination. See Conditional Employment Offer.
- In Louisiana, courts have rejected claims of detrimental reliance brought by an individual when an employment offer is withdrawn before being accepted. See Withdrawing or Rescinding Employment Offers.