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Will it cause me problems to help my friend's business informally? [on hold]

Suppose a friend or acquaintance of mine starts a business - say, a tech startup. I'm interested in their work but not (yet) prepared to take the risk of actually joining the company, because that ...
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Data protection Act in UK [closed]

I work in a small office in Scotland and the company main office is in England. Every month, the payslips for everyone is mailed to our office and as I sit closest to the door, I usually handle the ...
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My employer is discriminating based on marital status. What should I do? [closed]

In my country of residence, it is not mandatory for employers to offer benefits to their employees. However, if they do offer benefits, then they are not legally allowed to discriminate based on age, ...
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Exact meaning of some specific employment terms [closed]

I recently secured a position in a relatively new company. The employment letter that I received had a list of terms of employment, one of which is: The terms of this letter, together with such ...
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NDA/non-compete disclosure to new employer

I'm pretty naive and new to all of this legal stuff and it seems like I'm learning the hard way about all of it. I signed a confidentiality/non-compete/non-solicitation at a previous employer, and was ...
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Getting user login details without his permission. Is it not illegal [closed]

I work as a software engineer. In my current job, my boss has asked me to device a way wherein all login details, like time of login, number of users login in client application are stored in our ...
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How to deal with unlawful overtime [closed]

I work in a hi-tech company. The hours here are very long (10+ hours a day), beyond what is legally permitted in my country (i'd rather not say where). Let me say that it is very common in my country ...
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Can my company make me do work which is not in my contract or force me to teach/show others my work [closed]

I work for a company, and in my current role at this company my contract does not involve me writing code of any description or doing any development work. I have over the past few years been writing ...
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Telecommute jobs in US from other country [closed]

In order to work (telecommuting) for a US-based company from another country (Spain in my case), is it necessary some kind of visa?
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As an Employer do I have to compensate a recruiter if they give me information about someone I already know?

So, I met a developer (call him "John") through a job posting we put up on Careers 2.0. It didn't work out when we met, because he was late in the process and accepted an offer the same day that we ...
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Developing an application voluntarily for my company in my free time - Do I own it? [closed]

I often find myself with free time at work, and our e-reader (I work for a small town newspaper) is not user friendly in the least. So in my free time, and sometimes off the clock, I began developing ...