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Strange Clause in Employment Contract Concerning Leaving Job

Contracts can say all sorts of unenforceable things, you provided an example of one of them. A person cannot be compelled to stay and work somewhere they no longer wish to work. At the risk of ...
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Strange Clause in Employment Contract Concerning Leaving Job

Has anyone ever seen an employment clause like this before? Is it even legal? The clause is lawful. However, its enforceability can be forfeited unless (1) the employer commits to hire whoever your ...
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Is who your employer is a public/accessable knowledge in Germany

That is private. Who you work for is not information that is disclosed publicly by any state actor in Germany, just like your taxes. In fact, that or who you are employed at is often regarded as ...
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wording in a legal document made in an Employment Tribunal in the UK

Literally that they only admit or deny the claim(s) they explicitly stated they admit or deny, they do not admit to anything else by implication or inference.
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Is it illegal for my employer to force me to lie/mislead a customer over the phone as to what type of Nurse I am and/or what my capabilities are?

You must follow the lawful and reasonable directions of your employer As an RN you have obligations under the law that are independent of your employment. Almost certainly, one of these is not to ...
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Working part of the year from Spain for a UK company, what are the implications?

Tax is a minor part of the issue A UK company with employees based in Spain on a semi-permanent basis must comply with both UK and Spanish law with respect to them. This includes tax law but it also ...
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Does the labor code supersede an employment contract for notice service? (Canada, NS)

Does the labor code supersede an employment contract for notice service? Do I have grounds to say that my 30-day notice period begins on Aug 2nd or does the Labor Standards overrule this? The ...
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Understanding legalese in a UK template service agreement

This is more of an English language issue than a legal one. Your problem is that you are reading these conditional parts of the statement independently of the actionable parts. To your credit, though, ...
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Can an employer REQUIRE a foreign W-8 sub-contractor to have a US/stateside bank account for the employer to submit payment for services?

Yes. The employer isn't required to impose that condition, but can require an employee to create a particular bank account for the employer's administrative convenience. In general, under U.S. law, ...
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