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Suing an Employee for Damages

My employee has made a costly mistake. Can I sue for damages? You may think that an employment contract is like any other contract: if one party breaches that contract, they are liable to compensate the other party for the breach. That is not necessarily the case with employment contracts, however. Employers may be surprised to learn that the answer to the above question is most often “no”. Take for example the case of Kirby v. Amalgamated Income Limited PartnershipKeep reading »