Q: I am a contract employee does the company have to comply to what is on the contract.
I was hired out of the city i live in, we do schedule bidding as well and go by seniority, I was lied to about the bid, lead to be-leave it was one schedule to find they senor driver wanted a different schedule that would cost two employees there jobs. The run was moved to my City and this driver lives 55 miles away as i live only 5 miles for where we trade out. They told me i have two days of work when i was hired for full time not part time or could drive 295 mile to do two runs then drive home and do two runs. What can i do about this Thank you
A: An attorney needs to go over that contract and speak with you about this to determine what to do and what you can do. When someone breaches a contract, they can be sued for breaching the contract, but that will cost you a ton of money to hire an attorney.
A: The short answer is "yes". As long as it is a valid contract and they have signed it. They have an obligation to honor their duties. You will most likely have a big fight to try and prove an oral contract. If it is written down then, it will be much easier. I would need more information though to give you a better response.
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