RE: Fwd: Two Contracts?

Subject: RE: Fwd: Two Contracts?
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Barbara Philbrick <caslon -at- alltel -dot- net>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 14:25:04 -0800 (PST)

> I use my contract mostly for comparing to the client
> contract --- sort of a check list for modifying their
> contract to meet my needs. I would strike the clauses

I had an almost 180 degree different experience where I am now. I was
in under an agency and recently, converted to 1099 with a rate
increase, which means I not only get a gross increase, but I know
keep the money that was going to the agency.

To do this, I received a questionaire with about 15 questions;
payment terms, required notice (for both sides), etc. I answered the
questions and returned it back to legal.

The contract I received to sign about 3 days later was as if my
answers in the questionaire were plugged into slots in the contract
form.

> One contract that I was asked to sign, my lawyer called
> "contractual enslavement" and said if I signed it, he would

I actually got them to sign off on a 3-week notice with a 40hr/week
buyout for each week that they give me less.

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer

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