Tag Archives: Employer Contract

When Employment Ends, Practitioners Must Understand the Contract’s Terms

Practitioners who voluntarily or involuntarily leave a practice should immediately revisit their original contract. It is very important that they understand how the contract and its clauses—specifically the restrictive covenants—affect their future employment. Advertisements

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Is an E-Signature Legally Binding?

{2:55 minutes to read} With the increase in business conducted electronically, it is now possible to sign documents electronically. Electronic signatures are accepted on more and more documents, thanks to the Uniform Electronic Transaction Act of 1999. But they are … Continue reading

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Keep Your Workers in the Know

An employee handbook, as everyone knows, is a staple of workplace rules and regulations. An employee handbook lists: what’s acceptable and not acceptable in the workplace; policies regarding vacations; policies for filing or resolving any type of complaint; the hierarchy … Continue reading

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Going on an Interview? 9 Crucial Questions to Ask Your Future Employer

{2.5 minutes to read this article} As a new physician, it’s just as important for you to interview a prospective employer as it is for them to interview you. Doing so addresses both your desire to protect yourself in the … Continue reading

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Departing from a Healthcare Practice? 12 Critical Items You May Not Have Considered

There are times when a healthcare professional needs to leave their practice. They may have decided to start a new practice or are simply withdrawing from the practice due to health, financial or personal reasons. Often, healthcare professionals have been … Continue reading

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A Handshake Does Not Equal a Contract

Verbal agreements – unlike signed contracts – are not legally binding. When I’m asked by a client to review a contract – whether it’s an employment contract, a partnership agreement, an operating agreement or a buy/sell agreement – it’s very … Continue reading

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Don’t Let a Non-Compete Clause Restrict Your Future

When joining a practice, a physician, dentist or health care practitioner should be very cautious of the non-compete clause. A non-compete clause will limit the geographical area in which the practitioner can practice post-employment, for a certain duration of time. … Continue reading

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