Verification Terms

Please read this section carefully and acknowledge you understanding by clicking the box next to "I Agree" on the employment application.

1. Consent To Conduct Background Investigation
As a condition of and in consideration for Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital's consideration of this application, I give permission to Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital to investigate my personal and employment history. I understand that this background investigation will include, but not be limited to, verification of all information on this application as well as interviews with past employers. I further give permission to Metropolitan veterinary Hospital to conduct this investigation and to discuss the results of this investigation in connection with my application for employment.

2. Consent To Contact Past Employers
I give permission to Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital to contact all employers listed in this application (except those specifically excluded) for references. I further give permission to all current or previous employers and/or managers or supervisors to discuss my relevant personal and employment history with Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital, consent to the release of such information orally or in writing, and hereby release them from all liability and agree not to sue them from defamation or other claims based upon any statements they make to any representative of Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital.

3. Consent to Contact Government Agencies
I give permission to any agent, attorney, or representative of Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital to receive a copy of any information obtained in the file of any federal, state, or local court, governmental agency, law enforcement agency, or investigator concerning or relating to me. I further consent to the release of such information and waive any right under state law concerning notification of the request for a release of such information.

4. Cooperation With Investigation
I agree to fully cooperate in Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital's background investigation, and to sign any waivers or releases that may be necessary to obtain access to relevant information.

5. Application Considered For Thirty Days
This employment application will be considered active for thirty (30) days from the date submitted. If I want to be considered for a job with the Company after this period of time I must fill out another application.

6. Medical Examination
I agree to submit to a medical examination which may include testing for drugs or alcohol prior to beginning work with Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital. I understand that if I am employed by the Company, I may be required , when job-related and consistent with the Company's business deeds, to undergo a medical examination or testing for drugs or alcohol.

7. Falsification Statement
I understand that any falsification or willful omission of fact made in this application or in connection with any background investigation amy be sufficient grounds for rejection of this application, or, if discovered after an offer of employment, for immediate dismissal.

8. Employment "At Will"
In consideration of my employment, I agree to conform to the rules and regulations of Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital, and my employment and compensation is "at will" in that they can be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital or myself, except as otherwise provided by law. I understand that no manager or representative or Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital, other then the President of Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital, has the authority to enter into any agreement for employment for any specified period of time or to make any agreement or contract to the foregoing, and that any promises to the contrary will any be relied upon by me if they are in writing and signed by the President of Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital.

9. Arbitration
Any dispute, claim or controversy with regard to my application for employment with Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital, or my employment with Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital, including any claim alleging discrimination based on age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religious permission, union affiliation, or disability, or in violation of Ohio law, any claim alleging breach of an implied employment contract, or ay claim alleging wrongful discharge, shall be subject mandatory and binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with the AAA National Rules for the Resolution of Employment Disputes. The Arbitrator shall have authority to award any remedy that as Ohio or federal court or Ohio or federal agency could award or grant in an similar dispute. In any such arbitration proceeding, the employer shall have the right to be represented by a spokesman of his/her choosing.