As a condition of your employment, you must sign the agreement of confidentiality, competition and transfer of invention (the “agreement” attached). The company`s willingness to grant you the above restricted unit of action is largely based on your commitment to meet the commitments mentioned in the agreement. Another theme that will emerge from the research is the inconsistency and complexity of the planning system. While there are examples of councils making employment and skills part of the planning process, it is inconsistent and, as we discussed, it does not necessarily focus on employment rights and fair work practices. What complicates matters further is that the number of parties involved, who owns the land and whether Amazon is directly leased by the Commission or through a third party, becomes even more complicated, as shown by a response that indicates that the company has even asked its licensed permanent store employees to validate their non-compete bond contracts as a condition of the severance pay. When Amazon closed a giant warehouse in Coffeyville, Kansas, earlier this year, hundreds of employees lost their jobs. A licensed storekeeper, who earned just over $12 an hour to unload traffic entering the Coffeyville plant, showed The Verge a clause in its severance agreement that urged it to “fully comply” with the non-competition agreement. The employee wished to remain anonymous because she signed a confidentiality agreement with Amazon. Be aware that the agreement will significantly limit your future flexibility in many ways. For example, you cannot search for or accept certain job opportunities for 18 months after leaving the company. Please check the agreement carefully and, if necessary, have your lawyer examined. “The employee recognizes that the restrictions in this section 4 can, in many respects, significantly limit the employee`s future flexibility,” the agreement states, referring to the section that contains the non-competition agreement and three other clauses. “The employee also recognizes that geographic areas are very broad and, in many cases, global for many amazon products and services, and therefore the geographic areas that apply to certain section 4 restrictions.
Similarly, another local authority, through its Skills Company, had worked with Amazon to help the Council and neighbouring authorities reintegrate the long-term unemployed into the labour market.