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Insubordination and Dismissal

It is . . . generally true that wilful disobedience of an order will justify summary dismissal, since wilful disobedience of a lawful and reasonable order shows a disregard – a complete disregard – of a condition essential to the contract of service, namely, the condition that the servant must obey the proper orders of […]


Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.

Laine Robson
Laine Robson is a student (2014) at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary

The Essentials of an Employment Contract

Every employment relationship is governed by an employment contract. Many employees believe that because a written employment contract was never signed, no employment contract exists. On the contrary, employment contracts can take the form of a verbal understanding or a lengthy written document between the employer and the employee. In either case, every employment contract […]


Anna Maria Moscardelli
Anna Maria Moscardelli is a lawyer with the firm of Neuman Thompson in Edmonton, Alberta.

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