Employment contracts can be a very effective way for businesses to avoid litigation but it is imperative that business owners pay attention to, and follow, those agreements. For example, if an employment agreement specifies that the employee must receive written notice in a certain fashion before that employee can be terminated, firing an employee without providing that notice — and in the method described in the agreement– can lead to a breach of contract suit filed by the employee! In other words, details are important so they must not be overlooked. We are more than happy to consult with employers to ensure they comply with the terms of the employment agreement before terminating an employee.
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