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Q: Signed two contracts

I would like to know your thoughst about this predicament I find myself in. I will be changing schools next semester, My current school and I have a very good relationship anfd will make my transition to another school very easy. I was looking to tranfer my work permit to another school and found a decent school with a good offer so I signed a contract with them. Just recently I was offered something substantially better with another school but I already signed a contract. So, if I were to sign a contract with the school with the better offer am I legally obligated to the first contract I signed that wouldnt allow me to take the second better offer? Thanks in advance

4 weeks 4 days ago in  Visa & Legalities - China

 
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Firstly you need to ask yourself these questions:

Am I ethically obligated to honour a contract I signed?

Can I ignore my legal and ethical obligations if someone offers me 5 mao more per month?

Am I prepared for the consequences?

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Firstly you need to ask yourself these questions:

Am I ethically obligated to honour a contract I signed?

Can I ignore my legal and ethical obligations if someone offers me 5 mao more per month?

Am I prepared for the consequences?

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Are there any legal consequences? That's what I would like to know. It's about 1000 Cdn difference a month so not just afew mao

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Depends if both schools are in the same province or different provinces. China has yet to create a national database of so-called "rogue teachers,: so you could conceivably just go ahead and take the new job without worrying about any potential consequences. Personally, I'm not worried about acting ethically in China since China is the least ethical country I have ever seen. However, as a professional educator, I uphold any contract I sign as breaking one could adversely affect my teaching career here.

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