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The Variation, Suspension, and Future of the Personal Employment Contract

David Cabrelli

in Employment Law in Context

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2016 | ISBN: 9780198748335
Published online September 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191810992 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/he/9780198748335.003.0007
The Variation, Suspension, and Future of the Personal Employment Contract

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This chapter first examines the common law rules regulating the variation of the terms of the contract of employment. It focuses on the situation where the employer seeks to unilaterally modify the terms of the employment contract. It then moves on to address the ability of the employer to suspend the contract of employment. Finally, it considers the future trajectory of the common law content of the personal contract of employment.

Keywords: common law; employment law; variation of contract terms; suspension of the employment contract; future development of the content of the personal employment contract

Chapter.  16864 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Employment and Labour Law

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