Employer pays for reneging on promise

February 2, 2004 Published Work
SHRM Online - Society for Human Resource Management, Court Report - Stewart v. Cendant Mobility Services Corp., Conn., No. SC 16913, Dec. 23, 2003.

An employer's statements to an at-will employee that her husband's possible employment by a competitor would not adversely affect her employment were sufficiently clear and definite to be binding, ruled the Connecticut Supreme Court in affirming an $850,000 jury verdict.