CHAPTER_4_-_THE_EMPLOYMENT_CONTRACT

CHAPTER_4_-_THE_EMPLOYMENT_CONTRACT - THE EMPLOYMENT...

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1 THE EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT THE EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT CHAPTER FOCUS: Assess the advantages of a written employment contact; Enforceability of employment contracts, including lack of consideration, inequality of bargaining power, and obsolescence Explore common contractual terms
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2 Employment Contracts - Employment Contracts - Can be Can be Oral or Written Oral or Written Advantages of Written Contract Reduces risk of misunderstandings Addresses contentious issues early Reduces uncertainty
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3 SUMMARY OF CONTRACT LAW SUMMARY OF CONTRACT LAW Law of Contract Applies Offer and Acceptance Consideration Common Law of Contract Implies Special Terms into an Employment Contract (but not an Independent Contract) Requirement for Reasonable Notice of Termination (or pay in lieu) Material Change in Duties is a Breach (Constructive Dismissal
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ENFORCEABILITY OF ENFORCEABILITY OF CONTRACTS: CONTRACTS: 1. Lack of Consideration 2. Inequality of Bargaining Power 3. Obsolescence 4. Failure to Meet Statutory Minimum
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course HRMT 001 taught by Professor Elain during the Spring '11 term at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

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