Employment Contracts & Leaving an Employer

In our prior post, we reviewed the issues that may arise when leaving your present employer to accept new employment. That post dealt primarily with a review of the concepts of inducement and misrepresentation. As mentioned in that article, the impact of an employment contract often arises when leaving a job, as it may affect […]

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Issues to Consider When Moving on to a New Employer

There are several things to consider when leaving one job for another. First, if you were deliberately recruited by a new employer, there may be certain entitlements should that new role not work out. Second, it is important to ensure that the promises made by a new employer are accurate. Lastly, there are obligations to […]

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The Job Interview

Often an employer will make oral statements intended to persuade or entice a prospective candidate to join its employment. These statements can be important for two reasons. Inducement The first is that where the employer takes the initiative to recruit an employee from secure employment, this is known as “inducement”. This can be an important […]

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Factors Impacting the Notice Period

The Notice Period – Black Magic ? The determination of the common law reasonable notice period has always been considered somewhat of an art rather than based on a scientific formulaic approach. The traditional factors that court have considered (also known as the Bardal factors) include age, length of service, and the nature of the […]

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