Clarksville, TN asked in Employment Law for South Carolina

Q: Independent contractor contract states 30 day termination notice. What if the company denies me to work those 30 days?

30 day Termination notice was received. They are planning to hire someone as an employee to take over my duties. What if they don’t allow me to work my full 30 days? Also, they keep asking me to provide notes & manuals on how to do the jobs I provided to them. Do I have to do that? I am currently a 1099 contractor.

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A: This depends on the language in your contract. Does the contract give the company the ability to elect to terminate the contract upon receipt of your 30-day notice? Your responsibilities following the termination of your contract are also likely set forth in the contract language. You should contact an employment attorney in your area to obtain a review of your contract and advice as to your options.

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