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hello I was working remotely for a company based in Las Vegas Nevada and was terminated recently. I did not get any notice or severance. My employment contract has the following clause in it(see below): My question is this, do they owe me 2 weeks notice? or can they just do what they did ? Am I entitled to 2 weeks pay? thanks! 3. Termination. Unless terminated as provided herein, this Agreement shall continue indefinitely. Either Contractor or Velluto may terminate this agreement without cause upon fourteen (14) days written notice. If Velluto terminates this agreement without cause, Velluto agrees to pay Contractor for all of Contractor’s Work performed up to the date of termination. Additionally, either Contractor or Velluto may terminate this Agreement for material breach, provided, however, that the terminating party has given the other party at least fourteen (14) days written notice of and opportunity to cure the breach. Termination for breach will not alter the terminating party’s right to exercise any other remedy for breach
P.S: I'd ideally like answers from an American lawyer.
ok , before I approve the answer. I noticed that you operate in the UK. would this be the same everywhere ? and what about the part where they say
If Velluto terminates this agreement without cause, Velluto agrees to pay Contractor for all of Contractor’s Work performed up to the date of termination.
does that give them an out ? does it allow them to terminate me without the 2 weeks clause?
awesome thanks so much for the answer! I'll approve in a Jiffy, so that's what got me scratching my head all day. The fact hat one statement says they have to give 2 weeks notice and the other statement says they can just pay me until when they say so.
so you confirm that the two statements don't make sense together and the first one is the one that'll stand ? it's a 100k salary so 2 weeks is 4k that's why i'm keen on getting it back. And Just Answers is charging my card in Pounds which is why I assumed UK.