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The Nature and Content of the Personal Employment Contract

David Cabrelli

in Employment Law in Context

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2014 | ISBN: 9780199644889
Published online September 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191784583 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/he/9780199644889.003.0005
The Nature and Content of the Personal Employment Contract

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This chapter examines the nature and content of the contract of employment. It explains how the contract of employment is primarily a repository for the rights and obligations of the employer and employee. It introduces the statutory duty of an employer to provide the employee with a statement of the main particulars of employment, and considers whether this statement is exhaustive of the terms and conditions of the contract of employment. In analysing the employment contract’s content, the chapter focuses on express terms, external documents incorporated into the contract of employment, imposed terms, and implied terms in fact.

Keywords: employment contract; external documents; implied terms; express terms; imposed terms; obligations

Chapter.  14107 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Employment and Labour Law

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