I live and work in a small office in PA for a large company.
Hi-I live and work in a small office in PA for a large company. My company is based in NJ and we are going through a re-org. They will be offering some people positions, the remaining ones will have to re-apply for whatever available jobs are left. The company does have an existing severance policy, but we are hearing they are trying to do everything possible NOT to have to pay out on this. For those of us in PA, our fear is that we will be given jobs located in NJ. If we refuse to move and take these NJ jobs- can they deny paying us severance pay?
I was fired from my job after 11 years. They offered a
I was fired from my job after 11 years. They offered a severance package if I sign an agreement. In the agreement it states that I resigned. I think that will negate my unemployment claim. Can they ask me to sign an agreement with a lie in it?
Is this clause legal in Oregon? 5. Covenant Against
Is this clause legal in Oregon?5. Covenant Against Competition. During the term of Employee's employment with the Company and for a period of eighteen (18) months from the voluntary or involuntary termination of Employee's employment with the Company for any reason, or for no reason, Employee shall not, directly or indirectly (a) own, manage, operate, control, be employed by, perform services for, consult with, solicit business for, participate in, or be connected with the ownership, management, operation, or control of any Competing Business; or (b) either on her or his own account or for any person, firm, partnership, corporation, or other entity take any action or perform any services that are designed to, or in fact do call upon, compete for, solicit, divert, or take away, or attempt to divert or take away, any of the clients, potential clients, prospects, opportunities, suppliers, endorsers or advertisers of the Company; PROVIDED, however, that the eighteen (18)-month post-employment covenant not to compete will become effective only after Employee has been employed by the Company for a period of one (1) year. A “Competing Business” as used in this Agreement includes any person or entity that provides products or services to the Employer, or that provides products or services that compete in any way with the products and services provided by the Company in any city in which the Company has had an office or provided products or services to customers during the period Employee is employed by the Company.6. Covenant Against Servicing Clients or Customers. Without limiting the foregoing, for a period of five (5) years following the voluntary or involuntary termination of Employee's employment with the Company for any reason, or for no reason, Employee shall not provide financial services to the (1) Company's current clients or customers or (2) the Company's past clients or customers who were clients or customers of the Company within one (1) year prior to the termination of Employee's employment with the Company. Providing financial services includes, but is not limited to, managing the client's or customer's investment accounts, communicating with the client or customer to collect financial information or communicating with the client or customer to provide financial advice.
I have below non compete agreement with my employer: During
I have below non compete agreement with my employer:During the period of employment and for twelve (12) months following the termination of suchemployment for any reason including, but not limited to, involuntary termination with or without cause,Employee may not, without the Company's written consent, solicit, sell or perform, for his/her ownaccount or for any other entity, services or products which are directly or indirectly competitive with theservices or products of the Company to or for any client for which Employee or employees under his/hermanagerial control have solicited, sold or performed any such services or products on behalf of theCompany during any part of the year immediately preceding the termination of his/her employment.2. During the period of employment and for twelve (12) months following the termination of suchemployment for any reason including, but not limited to, involuntary termination with or without cause,Employee may not directly or indirectly hire any employee of the Company or any former Companyemployee within six months after the date such person ceases to be a Company employee for his/herown account or on behalf of any individual, corporation or other entity other than the Company, norattempt to directly or indirectly induce or solicit any such employee to leave the employ of the Companyor to apply for or accept employment with any individual, corporation, or other entity. For purposes of thisAnnex 2, "solicit" means any direct or indirect communication of any kind whatsoever, regardless of bywhom initiated, inviting, advising, encouraging or reque.My question is : Can I join a company which may be a client for my current employer however I have never performed any duty in any format.
Allen M., Esq.
JAG officer and former adjunct prof.
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
I am a 60 year old Executive that accepted a role 13 months
I am a 60 year old Executive that accepted a role 13 months ago, leaving a 17year secure job, that required me to move to another state. Situations with my Board of Directors such as the Chair dating staff, Secretary meddling to encouraging specific staff to bypass upper management decisions they disagree with, intentional failure to complete a Strategic Plan process to provide me direction, and general lack of support on key initiatives have made me feel constantly uncomfortable with this dysfunctional dynamic in play. I discussed certain details 4 times with BOD over past year without any action on their part. As a result, I was given a 30 day notice and released after only two weeks. I refused to sign their vague document, and will begin negotiating severance tomorrow.Personnel policy clearly states " In the event of the termination of the Executive Director, either voluntary or involuntary, severance terms must be on a case by case basis. Involuntary termination must be for cause and after all efforts expended to make improvements"Was this a case of Hostile Work environment that I need to pursue?
My employer wants me to sign a modification of my employment
My employer wants me to sign a modification of my employment agreement where he is changing my salary to hourly pay and cutting my salary to originally started pay level (my salary was raised twice since then). Also I had a 6 month salary severance pay in my agreement that he is changing to be what an employee handbook says that he wants me to sign as well. The employee handbook basically waves my severance payment. On top of it he layed off one employee the same day he gave me my modification of my agreement to sign and he is planning to assign some of her duty and responsibilities for me.If I will not sign the modification of the employment agreement what the employer next step will be? Do I need to quit then? And can I get my 6 months severance pay?
Counselor at Law
I live in the state of Georgia. My employer is in Denver CO
I live in the state of Georgia. My employer is in Denver CO and I a W2 employee. I travel to client sites as need and recently my client cancelled my trip. So I have an airline credit. My question is since I have the credit for the airline and this was cancelled by my client when I give my two week notice can my company take my paycheck and give me the voucher/ticket? I'm very concerned since this was no fault of my own and need my paycheck for the hours I worked.
I was terminated from my employment today but given the
I was terminated from my employment today but given the option to resign. I have until Monday, 5 p.m. Central, to decide.If I am terminated, it is effective today and this stays on my personnel record there. If I accept the resignation, I finish this pay period by taking Leave, the termination/written reprimand is removed from my personnel record there, and I get health insurance through Sept. 30. So if I resign, can I get unemployment? Is there language to add to the resignation agreement to keep them from contesting employment and to increase my chances of getting unemployment benefits? And is there any language I should look out for whether in the termination or resignation that could disqualify me for benefits?The main idea is protecting myself financially through securing unemployment and being able to get future employment.