When employment is promised orally for months and then the offer is rescinded, can the employer be liable for damages even though a contract was never signed?

Some attorneys contend the state Supreme Court’s ruling earlier this year in Goldfarb v. Soliminein which the plaintiff claimed promissory estoppel after the defendant backed out of a verbal contract to hire him as a financial adviser to handle his family’s extensive investment portfolio, sends a clear message.

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