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I have a compensation and benefits contracts with my

I have a compensation and benefits contracts with my employer that includes repayment of signing bonus and relo expenses if I leave company within the first 36 months of date in position. My question: is the date in position my start date or the date after training was completed?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Oklahoma is where I work but the organization reside in CAJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Fulltime at will.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Asad Rahman

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I had a quick question on my employment contract bc I had 2

I had a quick question on my employment contract bc I had 2 of them, one had an incorrect start date (signed on Dec 2015) and the other had the correct one (signed June 2016) My question to you is that I noticed the contracts were slightly different. The old one (signed Dec 2015) had the signing bonus clause that if I left the company before 12 months of employment were completed I would have to pay back the bonus due at the last day of employment. The new one (signed June 2016) didn't have that section at all. Does the clause still apply to the new contract or not?

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Ely

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I have a heart condition that qualifies under the ADA. I had

I have a heart condition that qualifies under the ADA. I had heart failure and started an employer suggested leave of absence as a reasonable accommodation on August 8, 2016. On August 15 the new union had a contract ratification they provided $1000 signing bonus for all active employees and I am told I don't qualify because of the leave of absence. I am also using intermittent FMLA at the same time.

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Infolawyer

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My wife is a radiology physician, who recently started a new

My wife is a radiology physician, who recently started a new job (3-year employee contract) with a group in Toledo, OH. However, she's just gotten a very lucrative offer from a different group in FL. Her contract says that she needs to give 120 days notice before the end of the contract's annual term for it not to renew, or to provide 90 days notice if she wants to break it after her first year. She also needs to pay back her 10k signing bonus if she breaks the contract during first year. However it doesn't say how much notice she needs to give if she wanted to quit during first year and how much time she'll have to pay back her signing bonus. Can you help to clarify that? I can attach her contract if necessary.

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Loren

Juris Doctor

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I am leaving a company after 8 months of employment. I

I am leaving a company after 8 months of employment. I received a sign on bonus of $5,000 and signed a contract with the following details:“Position: Cost AccountantReporting To: ***** *****You will receive a $1,500.00 signing bonus which will be paid after 30 days and $3,500 after 90 days of employment. If you leave the employment within 12 months after your starting date, you will need to repay the signing bonus.”3 months after starting they changed who I was reporting to and changed my title to a Business Analyst. My first question is does this void the contract I signed?If not, my second question is since they are silent on the repayment terms can I legally send them $50 per month interest free until the balance is paid in full?

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Legalease

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Doctor of Law w/ highest honors

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There is a contradiction between the offer letter payback

There is a contradiction between the offer letter payback terms for my starting bonus and the terms stated in the signing bonus agreement. The offer letter states that the signing bonus must be paid back if employment is terminated prior to 12 months from date of hire, the agreement states a specific date of May 16th, 2016. Which one is correct and could be enforced?

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Allen M., Esq.

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Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

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I signed a terms and conditions of employment agreement on

I signed a terms and conditions of employment agreement on March 30, 2015 with my current employer. There was a delay between this paperwork and my start date. My start date was July 20, 2015 and I resigned with an end date of June 9, 2016. I got a $5,000 signing bonus when I started. One provision of the agreement is below:I agree that should I terminate employment for reasons within my control in a period of twelve (12) months after my date of hire, I will repay to the Company costs, signing bonuses, and/or retention bonuses previously paid to me or paid on my behalf in connection with my move to this location. Repayment will be made to (Company) in (Town, County), Texas within 12 months from the date of termination.I did not move to this location for employment. I moved here about a year and a half prior to talking with this company. They lied to me about several other things related to my employment and I am inclined to not repay any money. Is it legally enforceable that I repay this money?

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

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My company moved and now my job is too far out ... I have a

My company moved and now my job is too far out for me... I have a contract with them, can this be a reason to terminate my contract without getting penalties?

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I was paid a signing bonus by my current company in MA, which

I was paid a signing bonus by my current company in MA, which is being taken over. If I leave within the period stipulated in the hiring letter, do I have to repay the due portion of the bonus to the acquiring company?

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

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