Re: Unusual Employment Agreements

Subject: Re: Unusual Employment Agreements
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 10:02:31 -0800

John and Al are right, unless the contract provision requires
the agency to pay you an equivalent amount if the contract
is cancelled before it begins or before its scheduled end
date, line it out, insist on a change or turn the contract down.

Also, check your state's employment laws. If the position
is W2 and you are in an at-will state, the provision may not
be legally enforceable at all.

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message ----- From: "Al Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>

I can understand the agency wanting to protect themselves, but you also
need to protect yourself from agencies. To that end I would add two
these two clauses:

1.) The agency agrees to pay the contractor the sum of $2000 if the
employer changes their mind and cancels the contract prior to the start

2.) The agency agrees to pay the contractor the remainder of the salary
due for the term of the contract if the

----- Original Message ----- From: "John Posada" <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Cross them out, initial the crossout, then sign the form
Under them, write in that they agree to pay you $2,000 if the
contract ends before the defined date.

Chances are, it will elicit a discussion ending with a compromise or
a deletion.


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