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Not from PA, NJ.... but absolutely looking

Posted By: pajama-mama on 2006-03-06
In Reply to: Not familar with them... sm - Val S.

for a different company. Let me know if you still want me to drop you an e-mail. Thanks for your reply.

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...the immature vitriolic attitude some people on this board have. If it bothers you so much to see what may seem to you a no-brainer question posted, please feel free to move on, sparing us your crappy, holier-than-thou attitude. I'm absolutely ashamed to have people like you part of my MT community.
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MQ has hurt too many people and their families. I don't even work for them, but the hospital that I work for bought their DQS program, which is wonderful, but it also included the DocQmanage program which CHEATS TRANSCRIPTIONISTS!
MQ has hurt too many people and their families. I don't even work for them, but the hospital that I work for bought their DQS program, which is wonderful, but it also included the DocQmanage program which CHEATS TRANSCRIPTIONISTS!
How do you know DocuManage cheats MTs?
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absolutely right!
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Yes, absolutely

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days and hours should NOT be flexible. These should be the days and
times that you are ALWAYS available to work. You will be receiving jobs
during these days and hours without advance notice and you are expected
to do them, no excuses."

I would not even do it for the $40 mentioned above.
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That has absolutely zero to do with this. She could have SM
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Absolutely not
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Hey Absolute~
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You are absolutely right. I think
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Absolutely not. I do the same for my
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You are right on for doing it!

Absolutely NEVER!
Absolutely!! You all are the best!!
Yes absolutely !
We will still need you and still feed you, dear Paul ! Happy 64th birthday! 
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Absolutely would not put up with it! sm
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Absolutely someone who does NOT know me!
Not that I have anything to hide. . . 
Certainly, noncompete clauses are to discourage the act of "stealing" accounts. I couldn't fault anybody for getting an account they had no idea was a client of mine, nor could that even be defined as stealing. I just need to reword my contract, I think, to reflect that it is only the accounts the Transcriptionist is working on that would fall under the non-compete, but I don't know how to word it. Maybe will talk to my attorney on Monday.

As for your question, they are not working for me yet, and have not signed the contract, they just made the changes to my original contract and sent them back for my review and approval.