Defenses to Breach of Employment Contract

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My Employer Has Accused Me of Breaching My Contract.  What Should I Do? 

If you have been accused of breaching any type of contract, you may be liable to the other party for damages.  If the terms of the employment contract are clear you may feel there is no way to get out.  However, one way to defend yourself is to argue that the contract was void, meaning it is no longer valid.   

How Can I Show That My Employment Contract Is Void? 

You might be able to prove that the employment contract is void if one of the following things played a role in your negotiations with your employer:

What Else is Available to Me if I Am Accused of Breaching My Employment Contract?

If you are accused of breaching your employment contract, you might also allege the following to reduce or completely negate your liability: 

Do I Need a Lawyer for My Employment Breach of Contract Issue?

Employment contract law is a complex and often confusing area of the law.   If you are accused of  breaching your employment contract, you should contact an attorney with employment litigation experience who can defend any action brought against you.

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Last Modified: 03-14-2011 02:55 PM PDT

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