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I have received my copy of the Employee Handbook.
The employee handbook describes important information about Company XYZ, and I understand that I should consult the President or Human Resources regarding any questions not answered in the handbook. I have entered into my employment relationship with Company XYZ voluntarily and acknowledge that there is no specified length of employment. Accordingly, either I or Company XYZ can terminate the relationship at will, with or without cause, at any time, so long as there is not violation of applicable federal or state law.
I understand and agree that, other than the President of Company XYZ or designated representative of the company, no manager, supervisor, or representative of Company XYZ has any authority to enter into any agreement for employment other than at-will; only the President of the company has the authority to make any such agreement and then only in writing signed by the President of Company XYZ.
This manual and the policies and procedures contained herein supersede any and all prior practices, oral or written representations, or statements regarding the terms and conditions of your employment with Company XYZ. By distributing this handbook, the Company expressly revokes any and all previous policies and procedures which are inconsistent with those contained herein.
I understand that, except for employment at-will status, any and all policies and practices may be changed at any time by Company XYZ, and the company reserves the right to change my hours, wages and working conditions at any time. All such changes will be communicated through official notices, and I understand that revised information may supersede, modify, or eliminate existing policies. Only the President of Company XYZ has the ability to adopt any revisions to the policies in this handbook.
I understand and agree that nothing in the Employee Handbook creates, or is intended to create, a promise or representation of continued employment and that employment at Company XYZ is employment at-will, which may be terminated at the will of either Company XYZ or myself. Furthermore, I acknowledge that this handbook is neither a contract of employment nor a legal document. I understand and agree that employment and compensation may be terminated with or without cause and with or without notice at any time by Company XYZ or myself.
I have received the handbook, and I understand that it is my responsibility to read and comply with the policies contained in this handbook and any revisions made to it.
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