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Handling A Broad Range Of Employment Contract Issues

Most often, businesses consider negotiating a written contract when they’re hiring top management, sales executives who work on a commission basis, independent contractors or individuals for new positions not addressed in the employee handbook. Talk to an attorney at Kaplan & Cruz, PLLC, about reviewing your contract before you sign away rights and opportunities you may later need.

Severance And Separation Agreements

When an employee loses his or her job, they are often offered severance packages and asked to sign separation agreements. If this happens to you, you are not required to sign the separation agreements or accept the severance package first presented to you. Having an experienced attorney review and perhaps renegotiate these documents may help you gain an enhanced severance package. In the long run, we may help protect your ability to earn a viable living after you lose your job, especially if you go to work for a competitor or decide to start your own business. We provide quick turnaround, with a thorough review, so you can start receiving your benefits right away, without giving up rights you may later regret signing away.

How Kaplan & Cruz, PLLC, Can Help You

Employment contracts, severance packages and separation agreements vary depending on the employee and the industry. Kaplan & Cruz, PLLC, can litigate employee contract suits, but the firm’s goal is to prevent litigation by addressing potential issues before you sign the agreement.

  • Negotiate an enhanced severance package based on your contribution to the company
  • Analyze and review a nondisclosure and noncompete clause or contract
  • Represent the employee at arbitration, mediation or in a court of law

Contact us online or by telephone at local 214-473-5774  or toll free 877-779-6001 to learn more about how we can help you.