Howie belongs to WRKO
A. Joseph Ross
Wed Oct 17 01:56:57 EDT 2007
On 16 Oct 2007 at 13:00, Chuck Igo wrote:
> unlike a non-compete, this type of "right to match/first refusal" does
> indeed equate a potential lifetime of indentured servitude. granted,
> very well paid indentured servitude, but an uncomfortable working
> situation for a professional, none the less.
So who told Howie Carr to sign the contract? When the average
employee signs an employment contract, it's drafted by the employer
on mostly a take-it-or-leave-it basis. But when Howie Carr signs a
contract, it is carefully negotiated by Carr's lawyers. There was
some reason why this seemed to be in Carr's interest when he signed
> i wonder if the "judge for life" who has ruled on this case would
> be as willing to rule as such if the life-time bench tenure came
> with a right-to-match.
Judge Van Gestel is a highly respected judge, who had a distinguished
career in law practice before he went on the bench -- at a
considerable pay cut. He sits in the Superior Court business session
because he has a considerable amount of expertise on contract law.
He didn't rule what he liked, he ruled according to his best
understanding of the contract and the law.
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