PHONE+ Asks: Do Agents Have a Chance Fighting Mass Terminations from Carriers?

“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