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Subject:Re: Employment Status From:"Wilcox, John (WWC, Contractor)" <wilcoxj -at- WDNI -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 5 May 1998 10:48:00 -0700
> From: JDigi88[SMTP:JDigi88 -at- aol -dot- com]
> To: TECHWR-L -at- listserv -dot- okstate -dot- edu
> My interpretation is: you have been fired, but they are offering to
> hire you
> back as a contractor.
Red lights!!! If you sign that agreement, they will not need to offer
you any more hours (i.e., you ARE very likely fired), AND you will not
be able to collect unemployment because you agreed to be just a
contractor!!! If this is happening to you, DON'T SIGN!!! What they are
doing is highly unethical (and would probably not stand up anyway under
scrutiny by your state's employment security department), and they need
to be held accountable if they are indeed letting you go.
John Wilcox, Documentation Specialist
Timberlands Information Services
Federal Way, Washington USA
mailto: wilcoxj -at- wdni -dot- com
(I don't speak for Weyerhaeuser, and they return the favor.)