Hi, I had a contract with a company for a senior management job - to start end of June. This was a job offer signed by both general managers, I signed this and faxed this back, they then sent me an email confirming they had received this and welcomed me to the team.Seven days later they rang me to state they would have to withdraw the offer, as a contract they expected to renew, didnt, and therefore they could not longer pay the salary of my position.I am asking if they can do this, or what compensation would they need to consider, or what further action I could take?RegardsElizabeth
Written to them stating the costs of what I hasd organised so far for relocation. They have written back stating they will cover expenses plus $500 (about $1200 all up)as an 'act of good faith'.
In the employment agreement, if it is a standard one, they need to give you four weeks notice if they are terminating you. This means they need to pay you out for four weeks. As such I suggest as insist on this, and I they refuse, tell them you will sue them for breach of contract.If my answer has been helpful or informative, please press the Accept button. I am also able to answer further questions after accepting.Alex40331.1408023148
the contract states two weeks notice of termination within the first six months, Woudl this then mean that are obligated to pay me two weeks salary even though I have NOT yet started with them?
Q: Would this then mean that are obligated to pay me two weeks salary even though I have NOT yet started with them?A: That is correct.If my answer has been helpful or informative, please press the Accept button. I am also able to answer further questions after accepting.Alex40331.1459206366
I did my law degree at the University of Queensland
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