“Unfortunately, there’s no universal answer to this question from a legal standpoint. As with any contract dispute, you have to look at the specific provisions of the contract. For example, if a contract permits the carrier to terminate ‘for convenience,’ then there’s probably nothing an agent can do to stop the termination. In that situation, the question is really whether commissions will continue to be paid after termination, and the answer depends on whether the contract has a well-crafted evergreen clause. Likewise, if the carrier purports to terminate the contract
Every day, I spend a considerable amount of time talking to people in the telecom industry across the country, including many telecom agents. During those conversations, I make it a point to ask about their business: what’s working, what’s broken, what they are they hearing from their colleagues and more. To be frank, much of the feedback I receive is difficult to hear. After all, many of our clients have also become our friends, and the problems they face are challenging, to say the least.
Stated simply, I think more agents