Q: Can i quit my job if i have signed a employment contract
My offer letter states that my employment is at will but the terms of employment contract i signed is not at will
Pursuant to the 13th Amendment of the United States Constitution, you can quit your job at any time. Your employment contract, however, may impose certain obligations upon you in the event that you prematurely terminate your employment.
You should take your signed employment contract to an attorney experienced in employment law in or near the county where you work for a consultation as to what repercussions are likely to occur if you prematurely quit. Most such attorneys will provide an initial consultation for under $1,000. I provide a 90-minute initial consultation for a flat fee of $500.
A: It is always best to have an employment lawyer review any employment contract before signing it to thoroughly understand expectations. Despite the existence of a contract, you can still quit your job. However, there may be consequences for you that would not exist in an at-will situation. Contact an experienced employment law attorney to review the contract and explain your options.
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