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Can company's code of conduct influence what employees are doing outside of working hours if it doesn't create a conflict of interest?

Can company's code of conduct influence what employees are doing outside of working hours if it doesn't create a conflict of interest? No. You point to good examples that are protected by legislation,...
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Does an employee have any responsibility to protect company assets?

Does an employee have any responsibility to protect company assets? Yes. An employee is an agent of their employer and they are obliged to act in the best interests of their employer. It is not in ...
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US Expat with Work/Bank/401k in the US, is that legal?

Is my employer at fault at this situation? No, your employer is doing all that they are legally obliged to do. They are domiciled in the US and (apart from you) have no connection to the foreign ...
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US Expat with Work/Bank/401k in the US, is that legal?

There is nothing wrong with a US citizen working remotely from outside the US, and paying taxes as if that person lived at his orm her lawful US residence. Problems may (will) come if such a person ...
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Asking for compensation for a broken job offer in CA

There was never a job. Your relative is simply the victim of a scam or ripoff. What is unclear is whether this company is 100% scam or is just a ripoff hawker of overpriced training. ...been about 8 ...
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Asking for compensation for a broken job offer in CA

Is there any type of California labor law that would allow for him to ask for compensation for lost wages? Your family member might have a claim of [intentional?] misrepresentation. Simply put, it is ...
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A departing director wants to convert his directors loan and owed salary into shares. How do we value the shares, and what are we obliged to pay?

He can claim all he likes, that doesn't make it true. First let's look at the shares. Your company doesn't own any shares so it can't sell any to him. The shareholders own the shares, and they won't ...
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Asking for compensation for a broken job offer in CA

Like most US states, California is an "at will" employment state, which means that in lieu of an explicit contract defining a minimum duration, you can be fired for any reason as long it isn'...
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Gaslighting on verbal agreements... who is legally "right"?

Contracts can be renegotiated However, I'm not entirely sure that's what's happened here. agree, informally, in a verbal but explicit agreement, ... to a weekly rate of pay, and of working hours. ...
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Employer ran credit check without my consent

An employer should notify you if carrying out a credit check on yourself. That said, if you were joining a finance firm or a bank etc - a credit check should be expected due to the nature of the ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of a token salary?

You absolutely should not do this. A volunteer is, by definition, a person who chooses freely whether or not they work. They can turn up one day and work as you had hoped they would and the next day ...
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What is the legal term for a conviction that the individual has completed the punishment for?

"if the individual completed their time in prison for the crime, is this legally known as a "spent" conviction?" No, you mustn't conflate "completing time in prison" with ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of a token salary?

If you pay someone, they are an employe - not a volunteer If they are an employee they have all the rights of an employee. This includes minimum wage laws so you can only pay them £1/year if they work ...
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What is the legal term for a conviction that the individual has completed the punishment for?

"Awaiting sentencing" either remanded in custody or on bail. "Sentence completed" which may, or may not, after time become "Spent" (see here) and note that: It is ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of a token salary?

To be a valid contract, there needs to be a consideration on both sides. A contract is not enforceable if it is void. A contract is void ab-initio if one side does not get any consideration at all. ...
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statute of limitations on injuries in the workplace in israel?

Statute of limitations is the least of your problems To answer your headline question is 7 years. However, the problem that you have is I hear (and your employer and the court will hear): "I say ...
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