When Is An Individual Considered To Be "Hired"? Is It When The Offer Of Employment Is Made, Or When The Person Actually Reports For Work?

An individual is considered a "newly hired employee" on the first day he or she performs wage earning services. Someone who is offered and accepts a job but never reports for work should not be reported as a new hire.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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