You’ve worked hard to build or manage a business, and in an effort to ensure best employment practices and comply with the industrial relations system you’ve established a set of employment policies.
The policies are clear, they set standards and boundaries for your day to day operations, but did you know they could end up costing you money? A recent case has shown that these policies can constitute a contractual relationship between the employer and employee, and in cases where they are breached, the employer maybe liable for damages.
This week on YOU LEGAL TV we look at which factors may indicate that an employment policy is actually a contract.
What Should I Do Next?
* This blog is for general guidance only. Legal advice should be sought before taking action in relation to any specific issues.