Do I have any legal recourse against a recruiter who will not release me from a contract to continue working for a company that has severed ties with them?

Asked on October 14, 2015 under Employment Labor Law, North Carolina


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Review the terms of the contract if the contract allows you out of it under these conditions, you can get out but if the contract, by its terms, still applies even though the recruitor and the company have severed ties, that clause or provision or obligation is legal and enforceable, and the recruitor is under no obligation to let you out. You have those rights--and only those rights--given to you by the terms of the contract.

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