On Fri, Jun 02, 2000 at 10:38:37AM +0100, Steffen Higel wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 02, 2000 at 10:12:43AM +0100, David Murphy articulated:
> > Companies put all sorts of things they know they can't enforce into
> > contracts, licences, etc. Negotiate the contract terms - if they won't
> > negotiate, then don't sign the contract. Work somewhere else.
>> Okay, thank you all for your advice. I got in touch with HR this morning,
> and voiced my concerns. HR person stated that they wouldn't enforce it,
> that it was more for people working in their Digital Media Division. I
> asked then, if for my own peace of mind they could have it altered to read
> what Vincent suggested.
> I was told "Nope, but don't lose any sleep over it." I know other people
> who work there who as I do, write and develop stuff, and have never had
> any problems.
Get it in writing from them that they won't enforce it.
Companies are notoriously amoral. And the bigger, the more amoral
they get. They could turn around two days
after you sign and start enforcing that clause. It wouldn't be
good for their image, but when did that ever worry, say, Unisys?
(Anyone remember the phrase "enhancing shareholder value"
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