OHANIAN - United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit....

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United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. Robert S. OHANIAN, Plaintiff-Appellee, Cross-Appellant, v. AVIS RENT A CAR SYSTEM, INC., Defendant-Appellant, Cross-Appellee. Nos. 1385, 1466, Dockets 85-7284, 85-7330. Argued June 27, 1985. Decided Nov. 25, 1985. Facts Plaintiff was terminated from position within Avis after 13 years of employment. Employee brought action against employer (Avis), seeking damages for breach of alleged oral lifetime employment contract. There was an oral agreement for lifetime employment should Robert Ohanian not “screw up badly”. Without defenition. Oral contract did not fall directly in-line with Statue of Frauds Oral contract for lifetime employment terminable only for “just cause” was sufficiently definite to be enforceable, where adequate consideration was given of employee's relocation from San Francisco to New York. Issues Did a breach of an oral lifetime employment contract occur? Rules
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2010 for the course BUSE 140 taught by Professor Jefferies during the Spring '08 term at San Diego.

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