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When an employee’s hours and pay are reduced, what can they do?

An issue that frequently comes up is when an employer suddenly changes an employee's working hours and pay.  Employees turn to Z Legal Litigation Lawyers to find out what their rights are in these situations. When an employer's conduct shows an intention no longer to be bound by the employment contract, the employee has the choice of either accepting that conduct or changes made by the employer or treating the conduct or changes as a repudiation of the contract by the employer and suing for constructive dismissal. An employee will be found to have been constructively dismissed if the employer has...

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Square Footage Misrepresented on MLS? What Happens Next?

What is the effect on a signed agreement of purchase and sale when the buyer discovers prior to closing that the square footage in the MLS listing was inaccurately inflated? Rescission may be obtained on the basis of a non-fraudulent misrepresentation where the defendant has made a false statement that was material and induced the plaintiff to enter into the contract. The effect of a material misrepresentation is to make an executory contract voidable, not void. On acquiring knowledge of the misrepresentation, the deceived party has the right to elect to affirm or rescind the contract within a reasonable time after...

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