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Employment Offer: Missouri

Employment Offer requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Alan L. Rupe and Daniel Press, Kutak Rock LLP


  • Employment offers should contain certain details of the job, including the job title, nature of employment, and compensation. See Employment Offer.
  • Missouri employers may make employment offers contingent upon the successful completion of background checks or drug screening results. See Conditional Offers.
  • Missouri does not recognize a cause of action for detrimental reliance on an at-will job offer that is later withdrawn or rescinded. See Withdrawing an Employment Offer.
  • Localities including Columbia and Kansas City have requirements regarding employment offers. See Local Requirements.