In the event of my employment to a position at any of the Continental Auto Group companies, (“Company”), I will comply all rules and regulations of this Company. I understand that the Company reserves the right to require me to submit to a test for the presence of drugs in my system prior to employment and at any time during my employment, to the extent permitted by law. I also understand that any offer of employment may be contingent upon the passing of a physical examination and a test for the presence of alcohol in my system, performed by a doctor selected by the Company. Further, I understand that at any time after I am hired, the Company may require me to submit to a physical examination and an alcohol test, to the extent permitted by law. I consent to the disclosure of the results of any physical examination and related tests to the Company. I also understand that I may be required to take other tests such as personality and honesty tests, prior to employment and during my employment. I understand that should I decline to sign this consent or decline to take any of the above tests, my application for employment may be rejected or my employment may be terminated.
I understand that bonding may be a condition of hire. If it is, I will be so advised either before or after hiring and a bond application will have to be completed.
I understand that the Company may investigate my driving record and my criminal record and that an investigative consumer report may be pre- pared whereby information is obtained through personal interview with my neighbors, friends, personal references, and others with whom I am acquainted. This inquiry includes information as to my character, general reputation, personal characteristics and mode of living. I understand that I have the right to make a written inquiry within a reasonable period of time to receive additional detailed information about the nature and scope of this investigation. I further understand that the Company may contact my previous employers and I authorize those employers to dis- close to the Company all records and information pertinent to my employment with them. In addition to authorizing the release of any information regarding my employment, I hereby fully waive any right or claims I have or may have against my former employers, their agents, employees and representatives, as well as other individuals who release information to the Company, and release them from any and all liability, claims, or damages that may directly or indirectly result from the use, disclosure, or release of any such information by any person or party, whether such information is favorable or unfavorable to me.
I authorize the persons named herein as personal reference to provide the Company with any pertinent information they may have regarding myself.
I hereby state that all the information that I provided on this application or any other documents filled out in connection with my employment, in any interview is true and correct. I have withheld nothing that would, if disclosed, affect this application unfavorably. I understand that if I am employed and any such information is later found to be false or incomplete in any respect, I may be dismissed. I understand if selected for hire, it will be necessary for me to provide satisfactory evidence of my identity and legal authority to work in the United States, and that federal immigration laws require me to complete an I-9 Form in this regard.
If hired, I agree as follows: My employment and compensation is terminable at-will, is for no definite period, and my employment and compensation may be terminated by the Company (employer) at any time and for any reason whatsoever, with or without good cause at the option of either the Company or myself. No implied, oral, or written agreements contrary to the express language of this agreement are valid unless they are in writing and signed by the President of the Company (or majority owner or owners if Company is not a corporation), has any authority to make any agreements contrary to the foregoing. This agreement is the entire agreement between the Company and the employee regarding the rights of the Company or employee to terminate employment with or without good cause, and this agreement takes the place of all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations, and understanding of the employee and the Company.
The Company reserves the right to obtain a Consumer Credit Report on you to evaluate your application for employment.
Except for exclusively monetary claims of less than $5,000, I agree that any dispute or controversy which would otherwise require of allow resort to any court or other governmental dispute resolution forum, between myself and the Company (or its owner, employees, agents, directors, officers, and parties affiliated with its employee benefit plans) arising from, related to, or having any relationship or connection whatsoever with my seeking employment with, employment by, or other association with the Company, whether based on tort, contract, statutory, or equitable law, or otherwise, shat be submitted to, and determined by, binding arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act, in conformity with the procedures of the Uniform Arbitration Act (as adopted in the Alaska Statutes § 09.43 et seq.); provided, however, that: In addition to requirements imposed by law, any arbitrator herein shall be a retired Alaska Superior Court Judge; all rules of pleading, discovery, and of evidence applicable to civil actions in Alaska courts shall apply; resolution of the disputes shall be based solely upon the law governing the claims plead, and the arbitrator may not invoke any basis other than such controlling law, including, but not limited to, notions of “just cause.” As reasonably required to allow full use and benefit of this agreement’s modifications to the act’s procedures, the arbitrator shall extend the times set by the act for the giving of notices and setting of hearings. At either party’s request, awards exceeding $50,000 shall be subject to reversal, modification, or reduction following review of the record and arguments of the parties by a second arbitrator who shall, as far as practicable, proceed according to the law and procedures applicable to appellate review by Alaska Appellate Court of a civil judgement following court trial. I understand the by agreeing to the this binding arbitration provision, both I and the Company give up our rights to trial by jury.
If you have any questions regarding this statement, please ask a Company representative before signing. Do not sign this document until you have read the above statement and agreement.