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Associate Contracts

It is a good business practice to reduce any important verbal agreement to writing. An Associate Agreement is no exception and should be written and signed by both parties. 

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Contracts and Restrictive Covenants

After you and your potential employer have discussed expectations, including salary, benefits and hours, and you feel confident it is the right position for you, it is time to come to an agreement on the details of your employment.

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Employee or Independent Contractor?

Veterinary hospitals work to establish staffing models that allow them to maximize patient care and control operating costs. One of the critical calculations within any successful staffing model is to identify the right number of DVM “hours” to have available to spread over the number of hours the hospital itself is open.

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FTC to Ban Most Non-Compete Agreements

On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a final rule banning the use of noncompetition agreements for almost all workers, based on the premise that such agreements are an unfair method of competition and violate Section 5 of the FTC Act.

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