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I have just been given a contract to sign that has things in

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I have just been given a contract to sign for work that has things in it that I don't agree with, was told I had to sign it by Dec 20th 2015 or else I could be out of a job.
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 12 months ago.

I'm sorry to hear that.

How long have you worked there for?

Are you in a union ?

What is your specific question?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
it is not a union, can I write on the contract that it is signed under duress? I have worked there for one year but have been a dental assistant for 18 years
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
they want to start an averaging agreement as I only work 4 days a week and often work overtime after 8 hours but not working 40, they want to not pay any severance if they fire you with no notice. they want to have my pay them 6 months wages if they feel that I left and started a new job and solicited patients
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 12 months ago.

Are you saying that they want you to agree that even if you were dismissed without just cause you would not get any termination pay?

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