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NSW Join As Contractor for Client of Current Employee?

Discussion in 'Employment Law Forum' started by rsr, 21 August 2015.

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  1. rsr

    rsr Member

    21 August 2015
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    I am working in a consulting Company ABC as a permanent employee. Before joining them, I worked as a full time contractor in Company XYZ. After 1 year, Company XYZ got some contracting work and I introduced my ABC company to XYZ and joined in XYZ.

    XYZ wants hire directly as ABC is charging more.

    Could you please let me know any consequences under employment law if I join as contractor again with XYZ directly.

    Thanks in advance.
  2. Sophea

    Sophea Well-Known Member

    16 April 2014
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    Hi rsr,

    You would first need to look to your employment contract with ABC to see whether there is any restraint of trade provisions which prevent you from working with other companies in a similar industry either while you work at ABC or for a period of time after you leave ABC.

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