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Home Renos and Employment Agreements: How Employers Can Avoid the Money Pit

I have spent many lazy Saturday mornings watching home renovation shows on TV.  I envy the vision and drive of those who undertake these projects and marvel at the final reveal. Through the magic of television, these renovations are always successful (but for the one hilarious yet rectifiable snafu that creates conflict halfway through the

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#3 Contracts and Employment Agreements

I already discussed the importance of employment contracts/employment agreements (those expressions are used interchangeably) in this series. I would refer you specifically to the posting entitled #1 Termination pay, termination notice, termination with or without cause and pay in lieu of notice (Part 2). In that posting, I briefly discussed some of the advantages of

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Revisiting Unilateral Amendments to Employment Contracts and Policies

In the modern business world, employers are required to stay current and adapt to ever-changing legal and economic demands.  As part of the survival process, employers are often tasked with updating work-related documents.  However, there are legal repercussions associated with unilateral amendments to pre-existing employment contracts and policies which employers must be cognizant of. The

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Top 5 Considerations When Negotiating a New Employment Contract

As part of my practice, I am called upon by employee clients to provide advice regarding the negotiation of new employment contracts. Typically, by the time that I get involved, the employee has negotiated the terms of employment verbally with the potential employer, and has received a written employment agreement from the employer, that purports

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