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Employment Contract/Resume-Am I going to be Terminated?

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OK, here's the long and short of it.
I joined a company that merged with another company. At the time I was working for a small company that paid really low wages.

Everytime I went for a new job and I had to list what I had made before, the hiring manager would try to low ball me
based on previous salary. So, when I joined this company, I exagarated my wages at my last company in order to get a decent offer.
I put on my resume DO NOT Contact my old company.

Well, my directory found out that I was classified at a lower rate and ordered my manager to fix it and move me up to the senior level he had hired me for and pay retro-pay.

The company through a fit and want's to do an entire investigation. And my Manager is looking for the smoking gun!

SO, I'm terrifed there going to contact my old company. See that I exagareted my wages and I'll get screwed all over again.

Is the DO NOT Contact my company clause binding. And what should I do in the meantime? QUIT?





I wouldn't worry too much about. It is your employer's responsibility to "do their homework" and check out your references and past employment history and salary before they hire you. Lots of people inflate their salary history, change the dates of their employment, and embellish their accomplishments on applications and resumes. It may not be the right thing to do but it does happen. Only time I would be concerned is if you signed something that says that you understood you could be fired if you falsfied anything on an employment application. They probably could terminate employment if you signed something like that.


Yes Angie, on the resume it had any false
info is grounds for termination. So, again,
can they contact my old company and verify
salary? Even if I put DO NOT contact my previous employer?

This is one of the biggest corpartions in the world. So, should I walk away now, before I'm humiliated?


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