‘The Math Confirms It: Contract Clarity Is Good’

“John Locke once lamented the limited ability of language to express an idea when he said, ‘So difficult it is to show the various meanings and imperfections of words when we have nothing else but words to do it with’. He could very well have been talking about an employment contract dispute. An employee may try to introduce ambiguity into a provision that the employer considered watertight at the time of drafting. In this article, Bryant v Parkland School Division, 2021 ABQB 391, a case in which the plaintiffs sought more money on termination than what their contracts provided, is discussed …” (more)

[Daniel Standing, Slaw, 26 August]

First posted 2021-08-27 10:00:50

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