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(p. 170) 6. The Implied Terms of the Personal Employment Contract 

(p. 170) 6. The Implied Terms of the Personal Employment Contract
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(p. 170) 6. The Implied Terms of the Personal Employment Contract
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David Cabrelli

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10.1093/he/9780198748335.003.0006
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date: 21 July 2019

This chapter first discusses the role played by implied terms of the employment contract. It then turns to the implied terms which impose obligations on the employer. These include the duty to provide work, pay wages, exercise reasonable care for the physical and psychiatric well-being of the employee; the duty of implied term of mutual trust and confidence; and the discretionary benefit implied term and anti-avoidance implied term. The final section covers the implied terms imposing duties on employees. These include the duty to work and obey instructions and orders; duty to adapt, exercise care, and co-operate; duty of mutual trust and confidence; and duty of loyalty, fidelity, and confidence.

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