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Deandrea C.'s Comment
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Hello. I Was With This Company That Had A One Year Contract. I Was Wondering If They Let Me Go Would I Have To Pay The Money Back or Is It If I Quit I Would Have To? I Just Need Clarification On How It Works.

Turtle Protege (formerly 's Comment
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Deandrea,

Welcome to the forum!

The terms of the contract will govern. So to answer you question, we would need to see a copy of the contract.

However, to interpret the contract and advise you as to a legal document, would be practicing law without a license. I think most people on this forum only have CDLs, not law licenses.

I will let the experienced drivers weigh in on the general practice at most companies, or specific practices at their companies.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Rob T.'s Comment
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What company is this with? Chances are you're on the hook even if you were fired. What was the reason for termination? We have had members that got sent home during school and were still on the hook for tuition.

Deandrea C.'s Comment
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It was with Prime Inc.

David R.'s Comment
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I'm currently attending orientation at Prime and just reviewed and signed my contract. If you decide within the first 7 days after completing orientation (so being out with the trainer for seven days or less) that you do not want to continue with prime, you can walk away without owing a pennie. On the 8th day and until the 1 year mark, you owe the full $4375 for training and an additional $278 for the hotel and meals. After completing the 1 year contract, you owe nothing.

I would assume the same time frames apply for if you are fired, but I have no confirmation of that. I just wanted to give you the info I just reviewed today 😁

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Deandrea C.'s Comment
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Thank you

I'm currently attending orientation at Prime and just reviewed and signed my contract. If you decide within the first 7 days after completing orientation (so being out with the trainer for seven days or less) that you do not want to continue with prime, you can walk away without owing a pennie. On the 8th day and until the 1 year mark, you owe the full $4375 for training and an additional $278 for the hotel and meals. After completing the 1 year contract, you owe nothing.

I would assume the same time frames apply for if you are fired, but I have no confirmation of that. I just wanted to give you the info I just reviewed today 😁

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Donna M.'s Comment
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You will not be employed by Prime until u get your CDL ,

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
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