Enforcing employee handbooks (Toughest HR Question)

A look at whether extraneous documents can form part of a contract of employment
By Brian Kreissl
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/05/2015

Question: Do employment policies have contractual force?


Answer: Particularly in a non-union context, an employer generally has a much easier time enforcing the terms of an employment policy if the policy is found to have contractual force (meaning the policy has been incorporated into an employee’s contract of employment).