27 Dec '13, 4am

Dear Gilbert, I’m currently in a fulltime contracted job with a cafe (7 months) as a waitstaff/barista. I have...

Dear Gilbert, I’m currently in a fulltime contracted job with a cafe (7 months) as a waitstaff/barista. I have...

I’m currently in a fulltime contracted job with a cafe (7 months) as a waitstaff/barista. I have served about 2 months of my job but I am really unhappy and will like to resign. When I broach the subject with my boss, they brought up this clause in my employment contract:- Breach of Contract of Employment Should you wish to terminate your employment before the expiry of this contract of employment, and unless the reasons given for your premature termination of contract are agreed to at the management’s discretion, you agree to compensate (Company’s Name) a sum that is calculated based on the remaining unserved month of your employment multiplied by your last drawn salary. Personally I feel that its a penalty clause and it seems like they just want to punish me for leaving the company rather then any true loss of profit or liquidated damages as how difficult can it be to hi...

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