All Questions and Answers about Contracts

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 management reduce my commission under a signed contract?
I have a signed contract for fifty seven percent commission. I have worked for five years at this salon and management reduced my commission to fifty three percent. Is this legal in Pennsylvania?
2 answers  |  asked Mar 16, 2012 8:11 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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

Driving 60 miles to work everyday
My employer for the past 3 years wanted me to cultivate the sales territory around my home. I became their leading sales rep for a number of years. Recently they shut off my ROC - Remote office Connec...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 15, 2011 09:04 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Does a breach of contract cause the whole agreement to be voided in arbitration?
The owner of my company makes it a practice of going into accounts that the sales people opened and then stopping paying commissions to the sales people. The sales people are commissioned w2 employees...
2 answers  |  asked Dec 1, 2011 5:49 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Govt contract - did not have a teaming agreement and the "partner" stole it, any relief?
I found the "perfect" contract - my first one to bid on for the Fed. A company that I had talked to for about quite some time - with no experience in the type of work/skills was supposed to be HELPING...
2 answers  |  asked Sep 28, 2011 01:31 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

No compete clause limitations?
I currently work in human resources for a security company in Dallas. I am not management. I do not have access to privleged or confidential company information. I was approached by another security c...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 29, 2011 3:37 PM [EST]  |  applies to Texas

Not getting paid and not receiving the copy of the contract is a branch of contract?
I worked for a subcontractor 1 month. On the first day I signed the contract and I was supposed to receive a copy of the contract the next day by mail. I was supposed to get paid every 2 weeks. I work...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 28, 2011 6:04 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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

Are employers allowed to limit the amount of hours an employee works in a season?
I am a seasonal employee for the City of Highland Heights. I have worked as a lifeguard for six years and a swim coach for four years. This summer when I received my contract for coaching it stated th...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 26, 2011 6:03 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

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