Florida Questions and Answers about Contracts

Promoted to a permanent position from contractor, but no emplyment contract yet.
I worked for my current employer as a contractor from and agency then was direct hired by the company. I asked for an offer letter or employment contract stating my new salary and benefits (all perman...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 18, 2014 1:54 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Non-compete
My former employer has recently just sold their business. I have not worked there for a year and there is still a year left on my non-compete. Is it enforceable by the new owners? I am sure they are a...
3 answers  |  asked Feb 3, 2014 2:00 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Can my employer make me sign a no compete agreement that breaches the terms of my contract
My contract specifically states that within the first three years of my employment I can not work with some of the employers customers. After I left my previous job to join this employer, he made all ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 26, 2012 12:51 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Can I be forced to sign a new contract voiding out my present one?
I signed a one page independent contractor agreement with a home care agency last year. Recently I was handed a new 5 page contract to be signed the following day by Fri 5pm or I could not report to m...
2 answers  |  asked Feb 18, 2012 10:21 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Employment contract
After 6 months into my employment, my employer is asking to sign a contract where I must agree to a 90 day resignation notice. I told them I was not going to sign the contract under those terms, and t...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 14, 2011 8:21 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Can I be sued for publishing a book about the industry I work in
Short and sweet. I work as a valet right now. I am also a published writer I want to write a book giving visitors tips covering things that I have seen trouble guests over my 25 years in the tourism i...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 25, 2011 6:42 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Are sign-on bonuses enforceable through the sale of a company?
I was offered a sign-on bonus with a 1-year employment requirement, but 5 months after my hire date, my company was sold. The acquiring company purchased my division in its entirety, so there was no r...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 18, 2010 11:10 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

No-waivers?
Looking at a employment contract. What the heck does this mean in plan language? The waiver by any party of any other party's breach of any provision of this Agreement shall not operate nor be constru...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 9, 2008 12:36 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

I never received my raise from my promotion
I applied for a new position with my company, and negotiated for a raise from 56,100 to 67,000 to accompany the promotion. I received a letter stating my new salary and position and also confirming th...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 17, 2006 10:20 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Withdrawn offer
I received and accepted a written job offer for a Florida sales position for a company based in NC. One week after receiving and accepting the offer, and after giving notice to my current employer, th...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 12, 2006 12:42 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

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