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Verbal contracts as legally enforceable as written

DLA Piper partner Carl Blake looks at the old-school legal lesson contained in a recent ERA case about promises made (or never made).

WATCH: DLA Piper partner Carl Blake speaks with Dita De Boni.

Dita De Boni Tue, 23 Apr 2024

The Employment Relations Authority recently made a statement that could, or maybe should, give pause to all employers:  "verbal contracts are just as legally enforceable as written ones." 

The statement happened to be made during a case in which an employee’s recollection of a promise was found by

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