Questions tagged [employment-agreement]

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Background checks and convictions [closed]

I have an offer contingent on a background check. At no point has anyone asked me about any criminal history. 2 years ago I was charged with possession of alcohol -a violation - and possession - a ...
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Pro help: How to sneak out for an interview when I am still newly employed? [duplicate]

So i had this interview on friday and I have work on that day. I plan to take a half day leave but the problem is I DONT KNOW WHAT REASON TO TELL MY MANAGER WHY I WILL HAVE TO TAKE A LEAVE! Of course ...
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Should I trust an employment agency that tells me client will offer me a contact but has kept me waiting 10 days? [closed]

After pursuing a contract opportunity through correspondence with an agency and completing a technical (codility) test, I received an email a week ago Wednesday from the agency. The agency said that ...
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How does at will employment work in the context of a (demanding) entry-level position?

This article seems to summarize well the implications of at will employment: http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/employment-at-will-definition-30022.html I am a recent graduate and the majority of ...
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Rights When Terminated Without Fair Process [closed]

A friend has just been dismissed from her job for "not being good enough." This fell on her out of the blue, with no prior warning, no development or action plan, and no notice period. Apparently the ...
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Best strategy for pushing back start date in a big company?

I verbally promised to a big company company that I'd be able to join in a month (the date they had in mind), then I realized that it'd be hard to do so before I finish my grad school (nearly ...
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Copyright and the definition of “during employment” [closed]

I'm in the UK. My employment contract says that anything I create "during [my] employment" that "can be used in the course of the company's business" must be handed over to the company. Suppose that ...
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Should I get bonded or hope to get a potential new job offer [closed]

I applied for a new job about 6 months ago and after a fairly quick round of interview they (potential new employer) got back to me today. I am happy they have asked me permission to contact my ...
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The NDA restrict employment information & company size [closed]

The NDA states I cannot disclose company size or employment information of both a personal and operating nature except to authorized employees or agents of the company. Seems restrictive as company ...
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A freelancer billed me, we had no contract and what he provided was not useable. What should I do? [closed]

I met with a freelance copywriter to discuss a project on which I am the Creative Director. He emailed me 'some' copy which was not useable at all. He even altered GM tagline from 'Quality is Job One',...
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Can an employer prevent an employee from branching off as a competitor? [closed]

In contractual terms, before employment even begins, can an employer prevent a employee from branching off and: directly competing against the employer's company by forming a similar company of their ...
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Which is more secure form of employment between full-time employment and contract? [closed]

I have heard some European countries do not have such a term as full-time but only a contract form of employment. Actually now I think about it, what exactly does full-time really mean anyway? Since ...
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How many holidays am I entitled to? [closed]

I am from the United Kingdom I am not looking for any legal advice. I am just confused to this situation. This question is a follow up from: Can you leave a job without giving notice? Basically, I ...
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Am I entitled to severance? [duplicate]

I've been working at a company for just 3 months. There are 2 issues: I'm in sales and started with a good faith agreement that I'd make a certain % of commission on a territory they shared with me ...
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How should I explain that I'm reneging on acceptance of a job offer [duplicate]

There are two companies that are willing to employ me as a programmer. The first one offered higher payment but the other one is more interesting for me. I decided to accept the higher payment company ...
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How to make objective agreement measurable for project work [closed]

So I got this new job, which is my first completely project-based job. My salary is partially bound to an objective agreement. This agreement has to be done. My Manager gave me his proposal to this ...
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What is meant by public registry? [closed]

I have been trying to fill the blanks in an agreement sent to me by a company and i am confused that what does public registry mean??? I have filled the rest except the blank after "public registry" ...
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New project, “newer” circumstances [closed]

I agreed on a software project to deliver a system. As part of our agreement, I'd be getting a developer of my choice. My pay is a certain monthly amount. On top of that, I'd be getting a portion of ...
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How to approach employment agreement for a role planned to be part of a spinoff IPO

I am considering a role with large, well-known Company A and I've never worked there before. Company A has a business unit internally, called Team B, and there have been public announcements that Team ...
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You MUST give notice [closed]

Since almost every state in the US is a Right to Work state, why do company employment agreements always say you must or are required to give X number of weeks notice before leaving a company? "Must/...