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(KTAR Phoenix)   Remember Amy's Baking Company? The owners are now making all employees sign contracts forcing them to work weekends or pay a $250 'no-show' fee. And employees must hand over all tips to management   (ktar.com) divider line 71
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2013-07-03 08:15:20 AM
They actually found employees willing to sign that contract? Wow.....I hate this recession. I hope their restaurant goes under. In the long run, it would be doing their employees a favor.
 
2013-07-03 08:24:49 AM

Peepeye: They actually found employees willing to sign that contract?


Even more important, they found "journalists" willing to write about them, "news outlets" willing to publish stories about them, and news readers willing to continue keeping them in the limelight by submitting their story to news aggregators. And they did all that for free!
 
2013-07-03 08:39:53 AM

Pocket Ninja: Peepeye: They actually found employees willing to sign that contract?

Even more important, they found "journalists" willing to write about them, "news outlets" willing to publish stories about them, and news readers willing to continue keeping them in the limelight by submitting their story to news aggregators. And they did all that for free!


True. But it really was a sh*tty contract.

"One rule on the Bouzaglo's contract notes that if an employee resigns or is terminated, they are not to work at "any competitor within a 50 mile radius of ABC within one year of termination or voluntary resignation," which is virtually unheard of in the service industry."
 
2013-07-03 08:50:29 AM
They're doing it again?
 
2013-07-03 08:54:47 AM

Pocket Ninja: Peepeye: They actually found employees willing to sign that contract?

Even more important, they found "journalists" willing to write about them, "news outlets" willing to publish stories about them, and news readers willing to continue keeping them in the limelight by submitting their story to news aggregators. And they did all that for free!


repeatedly
 
2013-07-03 08:58:55 AM
OMG who cares. Everyone already knows that it's not a restaurant, but a playset for the crazy biatch. That's just to ensure her toys are there on weekends when she really needs to play.
 
2013-07-03 09:32:47 AM

scottydoesntknow: OMG who cares. Everyone already knows that it's not a restaurant, but a playset for the crazy biatch. That's just to ensure her toys are there on weekends when she really needs to play.


Personally I thought the place made a lot more sense if you thought of it as a front for her husband for a bit of money laundering.  The fact that he didn't let employees use the register and took their tips (which are surely all declared for properly, amirite?) heavily point in that direction to me.

But then the fact that he'd go on a reality show doesn't make complete sense to me in light of that, so perhaps not.
 
2013-07-03 09:37:51 AM
Repeat?

Repeat.
 
2013-07-03 09:37:57 AM
Yes we remember cause this story is a repeat.
 
2013-07-03 09:38:58 AM

whyRpeoplesostupid: They're doing it again?

 
2013-07-03 09:39:24 AM
Power tripping idiots write unenforceable contract, super.
 
2013-07-03 09:39:35 AM
How does this place have employees or customers?
 
2013-07-03 09:39:54 AM

Peepeye: Pocket Ninja: Peepeye: They actually found employees willing to sign that contract?

Even more important, they found "journalists" willing to write about them, "news outlets" willing to publish stories about them, and news readers willing to continue keeping them in the limelight by submitting their story to news aggregators. And they did all that for free!

True. But it really was a sh*tty contract.

"One rule on the Bouzaglo's contract notes that if an employee resigns or is terminated, they are not to work at "any competitor within a 50 mile radius of ABC within one year of termination or voluntary resignation," which is virtually unheard of in the service industry."


Yeah, and who's gonna run the store [into the ground] when they're in court with some ex-waitstaff? Good farking luck there.
 
2013-07-03 09:40:26 AM

Andromeda: the fact that he'd go on a reality show doesn't make complete sense to me in light of that



Yeah, but you forget how incredibly stupid people are.

Incredibly. Stupid.

You actually may be on to something.
 
2013-07-03 09:41:04 AM

Andromeda: scottydoesntknow: OMG who cares. Everyone already knows that it's not a restaurant, but a playset for the crazy biatch. That's just to ensure her toys are there on weekends when she really needs to play.

Personally I thought the place made a lot more sense if you thought of it as a front for her husband for a bit of money laundering.  The fact that he didn't let employees use the register and took their tips (which are surely all declared for properly, amirite?) heavily point in that direction to me.

But then the fact that he'd go on a reality show doesn't make complete sense to me in light of that, so perhaps not.


Well, he has been banned from a few countries in Europe on drug charges if I recall correctly, so there's that
 
2013-07-03 09:41:12 AM
Crazy?  I was crazy once.  They put me in a padded room.  I died there.  Worms grew in my body.  Worms?  I hate worms.  They drive me crazy...
 
2013-07-03 09:41:37 AM
reality TV show!!
 
2013-07-03 09:42:37 AM
I hope they accept my resume'!
 
2013-07-03 09:43:59 AM
Dear "journalists":

This is not a story anymore. It was a story at first because they really are jackasses who behave poorly and operate outside the confines of even the most flexible of realities. Now it's just two dickweeds attention whoring for promotional purposes.

Stop writing about them.
 
2013-07-03 09:44:06 AM
I would sooner sign a contract with Mephistopheles himself. At least you get something out of the deal in that case.
 
2013-07-03 09:44:11 AM

Peepeye: "One rule on the Bouzaglo's contract notes that if an employee resigns or is terminated, they are not to work at "any competitor within a 50 mile radius of ABC within one year of termination or voluntary resignation," which is virtually unheard of in the service industry."


Who the hell is going to enforce this?  Any breach of contract suit is going to get laughed right out of the courtroom.
 
2013-07-03 09:44:14 AM

Pocket Ninja: Peepeye: They actually found employees willing to sign that contract?

Even more important, they found "journalists" willing to write about them, "news outlets" willing to publish stories about them, and news readers willing to continue keeping them in the limelight by submitting their story to news aggregators. And they did all that for free!


You really believe that "any publicity is good publicity" bullshiat, don't you?
 
2013-07-03 09:44:32 AM
Didn't the Supreme Court just find that a contract waiving your right to sue is binding even if the company then breaks the law?

Being a buisness owner in this recession is about to get a lot more interesting.
 
2013-07-03 09:44:58 AM
This is either an amazing troll, or this biatch is the worst person in the world.
 
2013-07-03 09:45:08 AM

Peepeye: They actually found employees willing to sign that contract? Wow.....I hate this recession. I hope their restaurant goes under. In the long run, it would be doing their employees a favor.


Yes, apparently some of their employees know lawsuit bait when they see it.
 
2013-07-03 09:45:30 AM

Cyrus the Mediocre: Who the hell is going to enforce this? Any breach of contract suit is going to get laughed right out of the courtroom.


There's plenty of precedent. It's common practice in the tech industry.
 
2013-07-03 09:45:43 AM

bambi121899: Andromeda: the fact that he'd go on a reality show doesn't make complete sense to me in light of that


Yeah, but you forget how incredibly stupid people are.

Incredibly. Stupid.

You actually may be on to something.


I think we have seen it before how some of these criminal "masterminds" think that they are untouchable. IIRC there was the guy that went on the Millionaire Matchmaker that was wanted for running scams and the guy that had his daughter on My Super Sweet 16 that was wanted for bilking people in some oil investment scam. This is a trainwreck I would like to watch but I never will for the fact that it will give them money an more fame and they will think that people love them.
 
2013-07-03 09:45:55 AM

Andromeda: But then the fact that he'd go on a reality show doesn't make complete sense to me in light of that, so perhaps not.


Makes perfect sense to me. If it had gone well, they could have claimed way more revenue because "Gordon Ramsay made us famous" and laundered even more money than they could have gotten away with otherwise.
 
2013-07-03 09:46:52 AM
Stop giving these jerks press. They're trolls like any other.
 
2013-07-03 09:47:13 AM
Are they paying them with ATM debit cards instead of a paycheck? I hear that is the newest craze for low paying jobs.
 
2013-07-03 09:47:38 AM
I'm not sure who is worse.  The owners for coming up with such a farked up contract or the employees for actually signing it and not telling the owners to go fark themselves.
 
2013-07-03 09:47:39 AM

BarkingUnicorn: You really believe that "any publicity is good publicity" bullshiat, don't you?


Or he's mocking "journalists" and "news outlets" on "Fark.com".
 
2013-07-03 09:47:54 AM

skozlaw: Dear "journalists":

This is not a story anymore. It was a story at first because they really are jackasses who behave poorly and operate outside the confines of even the most flexible of realities. Now it's just two dickweeds attention whoring for promotional purposes.

Stop writing about them.


But how will entertainalist make a living?
 
2013-07-03 09:48:28 AM
I worked for jimmy johns for 2 days and they had a non compete clause. But is was only 2 miles
 
2013-07-03 09:49:48 AM

Copper Spork


Cyrus the Mediocre: Who the hell is going to enforce this? Any breach of contract suit is going to get laughed right out of the courtroom.

There's plenty of precedent. It's common practice in the tech industry.


Right, and those tend to be shot down - i.e. impossible to enforce - because a previous employer cannot interfere with an individual's ability to earn a living.
 
2013-07-03 09:52:19 AM

qorkfiend: How does this place have employees or customers?


That's what I'm wondering. The sheer shiatiness of this place is not a secret.
 
2013-07-03 09:52:29 AM

silverjets: I'm not sure who is worse.  The owners for coming up with such a farked up contract or the employees for actually signing it and not telling the owners to go fark themselves.


Don't leave out the idiot customers who would actually give them their money, maintaining the whole circus.
 
2013-07-03 09:53:16 AM
One rule on the Bouzaglo's contract notes that if an employee resigns or is terminated, they are not to work at "any competitor within a 50 mile radius of ABC within one year of termination or voluntary resignation," which is virtually unheard of in the service industry. almost ALL industries.

FTFY

skozlaw: Dear "journalists":

This is not a story anymore. It was a story at first because they really are jackasses who behave poorly and operate outside the confines of even the most flexible of realities. Now it's just two dickweeds attention whoring for promotional purposes.

Stop writing about them.


So, before they were jackasses, but now that they are making people sign a contract to get screwed over "legally", it's no longer a story? Restaurant work isn't always about traipsing all over town for a month trying to find the absolute bestest place to work, and whittling down your possibilities. A lot of the time, it's about finding the closest place to home where you can make decent money that has job openings. Paying for a bunch of gas, or riding an hour ech way on the bus isn't worth it to work a suck job in your 20's. I wouldn't have touched this place, but it doesn't mean that them legally screwing thier employees isn't news.

Sure there's the "There's no such ting as bad press" thing, but these people haven't done themselves a single favor, and this story isn't going to bring them any business, either.
 
2013-07-03 09:54:01 AM

Copper Spork: Cyrus the Mediocre: Who the hell is going to enforce this? Any breach of contract suit is going to get laughed right out of the courtroom.

There's plenty of precedent. It's common practice in the tech industry.


You're right.  Let's just call these jackasses jackasses and be done with it
 
2013-07-03 09:54:09 AM

Cyrus the Mediocre: Peepeye: "One rule on the Bouzaglo's contract notes that if an employee resigns or is terminated, they are not to work at "any competitor within a 50 mile radius of ABC within one year of termination or voluntary resignation," which is virtually unheard of in the service industry."

Who the hell is going to enforce this?  Any breach of contract suit is going to get laughed right out of the courtroom.



Any contract is fully enforceable unless the terms are illegal. However, if those two twits fail to have a notary witness, they're screwed. So, there's that.
 
2013-07-03 09:55:23 AM

Copper Spork: Cyrus the Mediocre: Who the hell is going to enforce this? Any breach of contract suit is going to get laughed right out of the courtroom.

There's plenty of precedent. It's common practice in the tech industry.


It is enforceable if they can prove trade secrets are at risk. I don't think there is going to be anything at risk with a waitress.
 
2013-07-03 09:57:32 AM
I remember this from Monday
 
2013-07-03 09:57:46 AM

soupafi: I worked for jimmy johns for 2 days and they had a non compete clause. But is was only 2 miles


I can understand for tech industries, but how do they rationalize it for service industries ?
 
2013-07-03 09:59:37 AM

Peepeye: "One rule on the Bouzaglo's contract notes that if an employee resigns or is terminated, they are not to work at "any competitor within a 50 mile radius of ABC within one year of termination or voluntary resignation," which is virtually unheard of in the service industry."


Those are usually pretty easy to get around.  You can tell the judge that Amy's is a Baking Company, whereas the new place you're working at is a "restaurant".  The two are not in competition.  That said, you have to be reasonably articulate to state your case, reasonably intelligent to know your rights and live in a state that is not Arizona where you can trust the judicial system is not corrupt.
 
2013-07-03 10:01:54 AM
So, an employee works, has dinner in the restaurant (because where else will they eat?), Amy purposely under cooks their food, they have food poisoning, can't work the weekend, Amy fines them $250, plus not pay them for time off, and said employee basically works that week for free.

Is the $250 for the any part of the weekend or per day?  Is missing Saturday and Sunday because of the flu (when you shouldn't be near other people's food to begin with) a $500 fine?
 
2013-07-03 10:02:06 AM
So this is an "update" to last week's

Remember Amy's Baking Company? The owners are now making all employees sign contracts forcing them to work weekends or pay a $250 'no-show' fee. And employees must hand over all tips to management

thread?


// can't wait till next week's Remember Amy's Baking Company? The owners are now making all employees sign contracts forcing them to work weekends or pay a $250 'no-show' fee. And employees must hand over all tips to management thread.
 
2013-07-03 10:02:20 AM

Pocket Ninja: Peepeye: They actually found employees willing to sign that contract?

Even more important, they found "journalists" willing to write about them, "news outlets" willing to publish stories about them, and news readers willing to continue keeping them in the limelight by submitting their story to news aggregators. And they did all that for free!


At least it gave me an excuse to link to this again.
 
2013-07-03 10:03:09 AM

Peepeye: Pocket Ninja: Peepeye: They actually found employees willing to sign that contract?

Even more important, they found "journalists" willing to write about them, "news outlets" willing to publish stories about them, and news readers willing to continue keeping them in the limelight by submitting their story to news aggregators. And they did all that for free!

True. But it really was a sh*tty contract.

"One rule on the Bouzaglo's contract notes that if an employee resigns or is terminated, they are not to work at "any competitor within a 50 mile radius of ABC within one year of termination or voluntary resignation," which is virtually unheard of in the service industry."


I marvel that they apparently found an attorney willing to WRITE such a blatantly illegal and unenforceable contract.  The tips being the property of management is a direct violation of federal labor law , and the non-compete clause would get laughed out of court as way too restrictive for what amounts to an unskilled labor position.  They are literally begging to get fined by the Department of Labor , federal and state for violating the FLSA at this point
 
2013-07-03 10:03:12 AM

lacrossestar83: Andromeda: scottydoesntknow: OMG who cares. Everyone already knows that it's not a restaurant, but a playset for the crazy biatch. That's just to ensure her toys are there on weekends when she really needs to play.

Personally I thought the place made a lot more sense if you thought of it as a front for her husband for a bit of money laundering.  The fact that he didn't let employees use the register and took their tips (which are surely all declared for properly, amirite?) heavily point in that direction to me.

But then the fact that he'd go on a reality show doesn't make complete sense to me in light of that, so perhaps not.

Well, he has been banned from a few countries in Europe on drug charges if I recall correctly, so there's that


And during the Kitchen Nightmaresepisode, when he's in a screaming match with Gordon Ramsay, he yells "You fark with me, and I'll fark with you! You're not a gangster, I'm the gangster!" I thought that was a bit telling.
 
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2013-07-03 10:03:29 AM
"One rule on the Bouzaglo's contract

why am I not surprised this guys last name ends with an O

I've worked with a few and they were slimy to say the least.
 
2013-07-03 10:04:37 AM

Muta: Those are usually pretty easy to get around.  You can tell the judge that Amy's is a Baking Company, whereas the new place you're working at is a "restaurant".  The two are not in competition.  That said, you have to be reasonably articulate to state your case, reasonably intelligent to know your rights and live in a state that is not Arizona where you can trust the judicial system is not corrupt.


I've never heard of a non-compete clause like that which could be enforced even if you were terminated by the company. You want to resign? Fine, don't go take your talents and work at the bakery next door. But termination is a whole different animal. It would give the owner enormous control over the employee: "You better clean the bathroom again after I made a mess, otherwise I'll fire you and then sue you if you take another job."
 
2013-07-03 10:05:06 AM
I don't see how any non compete is enforceable, it smells like indentured servitude.
 
2013-07-03 10:05:25 AM
My wife quit a job that had a non compete clause, they soon found out it was not enforceable, like someone else said, you can not impede a persons' right to work.
 
2013-07-03 10:05:32 AM

Great Janitor: Is the $250 for the any part of the weekend or per day?


It wouldn't surprise me if it was by shift.  During my restaurant days, it wasn't unusual to be scheduled 10:00-1:00 then 4:00-8:00.
 
2013-07-03 10:06:17 AM
I would totally bang that chick...not her the grey haired one.
 
2013-07-03 10:07:04 AM

Cyrus the Mediocre: Peepeye: "One rule on the Bouzaglo's contract notes that if an employee resigns or is terminated, they are not to work at "any competitor within a 50 mile radius of ABC within one year of termination or voluntary resignation," which is virtually unheard of in the service industry."

Who the hell is going to enforce this?  Any breach of contract suit is going to get laughed right out of the courtroom.


The problem is they are big enough assholes to try to enforce it. You are correct that it wouldn't hold up in court, but some poor waitress that makes 20k a year is going to wind up having to get a lawyer and deal with a lawsuit because they are dicks and they will be hoping to make another headline.
 
2013-07-03 10:07:52 AM
dukeblue219:
I've never heard of a non-compete clause like that which could be enforced even if you were terminated by the company. You want to resign? Fine, don't go take your talents and work at the bakery next door. But termination is a whole different animal. It would give the owner enormous control over the employee: "You better clean the bathroom again after I made a mess, otherwise I'll fire you and then sue you if you take another job."

Sounds like a Republican wet dream!
 
2013-07-03 10:08:57 AM

Cyrus the Mediocre: Peepeye: "One rule on the Bouzaglo's contract notes that if an employee resigns or is terminated, they are not to work at "any competitor within a 50 mile radius of ABC within one year of termination or voluntary resignation," which is virtually unheard of in the service industry."

Who the hell is going to enforce this?  Any breach of contract suit is going to get laughed right out of the courtroom.


I would deliberately get hired so they could fire me and I could sue for some disproportionate amount of damages.
 
2013-07-03 10:11:43 AM

padraig: soupafi: I worked for jimmy johns for 2 days and they had a non compete clause. But is was only 2 miles

I can understand for tech industries, but how do they rationalize it for service industries ?


pretty tough to rationalize.  especially since these employees are probably working for less than $10 /hour.

I could understand a confidentiality agreement on recipes.  but, that's about the only thing I could rationalize after the termination of employment.  if you could hold a service person to a non-compete, every waiter would be out of a job in a matter of years.  (there is a lot of turnover in the service industry)
 
2013-07-03 10:12:07 AM

Carn: Crazy?  I was crazy once.  They put me in a padded room.  I died there.  Worms grew in my body.  Worms?  I hate worms.  They drive me crazy...


Crazy? CRAZY?! DO I LOOK CRAZY TO YOU?!
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2013-07-03 10:12:19 AM
Why is this a story?

Are the actually people that do not understand the concept of free will enough to know they do not have to sign a made up, unenforceable contract in order to work at a restaurant? I don't care this exists, I am more interested in the people that actually agreed to this (if there are any) rather than going to the bakery down the street and applying there. Let's have a story about them.
 
2013-07-03 10:12:21 AM

padraig: soupafi: I worked for jimmy johns for 2 days and they had a non compete clause. But is was only 2 miles

I can understand for tech industries, but how do they rationalize it for service industries ?


Probably on the idea that, believe it or not, there are people who have 'favorite servers' in their eating place.  If said server goes to a place less than 2 miles away, they might change their restaurant to stay with said server rather than continue eating at the original place.
 
2013-07-03 10:14:51 AM

yanoosh: My wife quit a job that had a non compete clause, they soon found out it was not enforceable, like someone else said, you can not impede a persons' right to work.


I signed one non-compete contract.  Then I wondered how they could figure it out if I did work somewhere else in violation to the contract.  That company then fired me for a really dumb reason so I applied at a competing company and said in the interview "I know their trade secrets, they do the job better than you do and if you hire me I'll show you everything I know."  Then I said "That's also why I checked the box to not contact my former employer."
 
2013-07-03 10:16:37 AM

Peepeye: Pocket Ninja: Peepeye: They actually found employees willing to sign that contract?


"One rule on the Bouzaglo's contract notes that if an employee resigns or is terminated, they are not to work at "any competitor within a 50 mile radius of ABC within one year of termination or voluntary resignation," which is virtually unheard of in the service industry."


There is no way on earth that is enforceable; they can't prevent people from working. 

These people are just trolls and/or idiots and doing all of this for the attention.
 
2013-07-03 10:23:31 AM
Lame attempt to spin this into a political issue. Try again
KarmicDisaster:
dukeblue219:
I've never heard of a non-compete clause like that which could be enforced even if you were terminated by the company. You want to resign? Fine, don't go take your talents and work at the bakery next door. But termination is a whole different animal. It would give the owner enormous control over the employee: "You better clean the bathroom again after I made a mess, otherwise I'll fire you and then sue you if you take another job."

Sounds like a Republican wet dream!
 
2013-07-03 10:37:18 AM

Firethorn: padraig: soupafi: I worked for jimmy johns for 2 days and they had a non compete clause. But is was only 2 miles

I can understand for tech industries, but how do they rationalize it for service industries ?

Probably on the idea that, believe it or not, there are people who have 'favorite servers' in their eating place.  If said server goes to a place less than 2 miles away, they might change their restaurant to stay with said server rather than continue eating at the original place.


That is a possibility, but I don't think it's very common.  There was an awesome server at an Outback-style restaurant (Tumbleweeds!) when I lived in Rockford, and when she switched to a Mexican restaurant in the area, we gradually started going there more often, as we were always given great service, and she knew all of our names and preferences.
 
2013-07-03 11:04:06 AM

QifutuWahuta: That is a possibility, but I don't think it's very common. There was an awesome server at an Outback-style restaurant (Tumbleweeds!) when I lived in Rockford, and when she switched to a Mexican restaurant in the area, we gradually started going there more often, as we were always given great service, and she knew all of our names and preferences.


That's a special kind of server.  Back in the 70s I was working in Chicago and frequently went to the Berghoff.  There was a waiter there I would have followed into a greasy spoon for the service he gave - it was impeccable and even with a rowdy table of 20 one evening, he handled it by himself, never made a mistake, and wrote each of us individual tabs.  That was before any kind of computerized restaurant system.  But he was a professional waiter and had been there over 30 years.  My guess is that he made a very good living.  Percentage-wise, I probably left him higher tips than any server I've had the privilege of having serve me - including that one cutie in the short skirt that I thought I had a chance with!

 Amy's Baking Company is NOT going to attract that kind of server.  I'd guess that if you're desperate enough to work at Amy's, you don't enough going for you to get a job in a fine restaurant.
 
2013-07-03 11:13:36 AM
tips to mgmt?
Yeah, I've paid for good shifts.  Bar manager makes it clear that the one that pays the most gets the shift.
Three bars in a club?  Pay to work in the most lucrative one or work in service bars.
When it was possible to make 2k a week tending bar giving some moron 3-500 a week seemed almost legit.

Granted, your company, you can be as big a miAnus as you want but there must be some limit  .  .  .  no?
 
2013-07-03 11:21:30 AM

Mr. Right: QifutuWahuta: That is a possibility, but I don't think it's very common. There was an awesome server at an Outback-style restaurant (Tumbleweeds!) when I lived in Rockford, and when she switched to a Mexican restaurant in the area, we gradually started going there more often, as we were always given great service, and she knew all of our names and preferences.

That's a special kind of server.  Back in the 70s I was working in Chicago and frequently went to the Berghoff.  There was a waiter there I would have followed into a greasy spoon for the service he gave - it was impeccable and even with a rowdy table of 20 one evening, he handled it by himself, never made a mistake, and wrote each of us individual tabs.  That was before any kind of computerized restaurant system.  But he was a professional waiter and had been there over 30 years.  My guess is that he made a very good living.  Percentage-wise, I probably left him higher tips than any server I've had the privilege of having serve me - including that one cutie in the short skirt that I thought I had a chance with!

 Amy's Baking Company is NOT going to attract that kind of server.  I'd guess that if you're desperate enough to work at Amy's, you don't enough going for you to get a job in a fine restaurant.


there are restaurants in new orleans where the waiters give you their cards.  when you want to make a reservation, you call your waiter.  he will be the waiter who always serves you, etc.  and most people who work their are generational employees (like, father, grandfather were waiters, etc)

of course, you're talking about an entirely different form of service, altogether now
 
2013-07-03 11:54:39 AM

padraig: soupafi: I worked for jimmy johns for 2 days and they had a non compete clause. But is was only 2 miles

I can understand for tech industries, but how do they rationalize it for service industries ?


Trade secrets I guess. They suck as employers anyways
 
2013-07-03 12:11:20 PM

soupafi: padraig: soupafi: I worked for jimmy johns for 2 days and they had a non compete clause. But is was only 2 miles

I can understand for tech industries, but how do they rationalize it for service industries ?

Trade secrets I guess. They suck as employers anyways


then have a confidentiality agreement.  not a non-compete.

employers are just being overzealous.  especially with cheap labor, because they know cheap labor is too poor to hire legal help.  a non-compete, at this level, is essentially the way for an employer to force an employee to keep working, in a sense, beyond the at-will structure (due to the non-compete penalty for termination), while allowing the employer to fire them at-will.
 
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