Damages for breach of employment contract

How to calculate damages for breach of employment contract “At common law, damages for breach of contract are awarded in…

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Remedies for repudiation or material breach of employment contract

Remedies for repudiation of employment contract “A breach of a contract by repudiation occurs when a party evinces an intention…

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When can an employer reduce wages?

Where an employer breaches an employment contract by unilaterally reducing an employee’s remuneration when the contract requires the consent of…

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Unfair dismissal; the doctrine of repudiation

The common law of contract plays a deep and utterly fundamental role in workplace relations law and practice since the…

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Fair work general protections and contractual rights dissected

The sometimes complex interaction between statutory fair work rights under the Fair Work Act and an employee’s express and implied…

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How to calculate damages for breach of employment contract; a technical analysis

How are damages calculated for breach of an employment contract, specifically a failure by an employer to terminate the contract…

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Unilateral change of roster sounds in damages; WA Industrial Relations Commission.

In Supaworld Pty Ltd v LN Price Partners Pty Ltd (trading as Busselton Freight) the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission…

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No damages for non-economic loss for employment contract breaches

The question of whether damages can be awarded for such unliquidated damages (ie those not capable of being proved by…

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Breach of employment contract

Very often, particularly for senior executives, an employment contract will provide that the employer is entitled to terminate the employment…

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Breach of contract; damages

In England the courts have held that, although they will recognize a common law implied contractual term of mutual trust…

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