Hello and welcome to JustAnswer.com. I will attempt to answer your question. Reagrding the quoted language, this does mean that your potential employer may change the contract "at will." Arkansas is an at will employment state meaning an employee may be discharged for any legal reason. In my view, the entire contract may be interpreted as nothing more than you are an at will employee. If however, you obtained an attorney to negotiate terms(if allowed by employer), you will have more certainty and likley a binding agreement. There is nothing more I can say and hope you obtain counsel, and rate me positively. Thank you.
So my prospective employer could amend my salary by decreasing it to any amount and I would be obligated to carry out my duties for the duration of the contract?
I was under the impression that I would be afforded follow-up questions; however, the response was quite close-ended.
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