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Breach Of Employment Contract

Breach of Employment Contract in Durham NC

Experience Makes a Difference in Breach of Contract Cases

For over thirty years, Glenn, Mills, Fisher & Mahoney, P.A., have been helping employees and employers with breach of employment contracts. If you fear there has been a breach in your employment contract, or are wrongly accused of violating employee agreements, please Contact Us immediately to protect your legal rights. The attorneys at GMFM will aggressively protect your rights as an employer or employee. For a free case evaluation, call us at (919) 683-2135.

Employment Contracts

Employment contracts usually contain specific terms and conditions of the employment relationship, such as duration, pay, and responsibilities. For example, an employment contract may contain provisions with specifying a fixed term of employment, providing that employment will be terminated only “just cause” for termination, requiring specific notice of termination, and/or specifying minimum severance pay.

If you are working in North Carolina under an employment contract, the “at-will” provisions of North Carolina employment law may not apply to you. Although most North Carolina employees do not have written contracts covering their employment, some do. Executives and experts specializing in certain technical fields often have employment agreements with provisions governing the circumstances in which they can be terminated.

Additionally, to retain employees, employers are increasingly imposing restrictive covenants, such as non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure clauses, on employees who have access to confidential, proprietary or insider information.

What Constitutes a Breach of an Employment Contract?

A wide range of disputes involve the breach of an employment contract, including wrongful termination, failure to pay wages due under an employment agreement, failure to provide severance payment, and violation of the terms of non-compete, non-solicitation agreements or restrictive covenants. If your employer breaks a term in a legally enforceable employment agreement, you may have the right to sue your employer for economic damages you sustained as a result of the breach. If you do not comply with a valid restrictive covenant, your employer may have the right to sue you.

Protecting Employee Rights

If you have a breach of contract dispute with your employer, contact the experienced attorneys at GMFM. We fight to protect your rights. In all cases involving employment law we will have an free initial consultation with you to determine the strength of your claim.

You have rights…we protect them! As our client, you will be backed by the credentials, experience and strength to aggressively pursue compensation or a fair settlement in your breach of employment contract claim. For a free case evaluation, call the legal team of Glenn, Mills, Fisher & Mahoney, P.A. at (919) 683-2135.

Client Testimonials

“I very much enjoyed meeting and working with Bill Mills on a fairly difficult and complicated matter. He showed a tremendous amount of sensitivity, understanding, compassion and patience during the times that we really needed it. Bill was very knowledgeable, confident, and resourceful. He was also extremely thorough, open, honest, and persistent in his efforts. Bill did not leave any stone unturned which made it possible for us to have a successful outcome. I highly recommend using Bill Mills and his firm.”

- Robert James

“Bill Mills is a fantastic trial attorney and the consummate professional. He is a tireless advocate, always well prepared, and genuinely cares about each and every client. I have had the privilege to co-counsel with Bill on two major cases, both of which resulted in excellent recoveries for our clients. Bill is a delightful person and a  pleasure to work with. I look forward to our next case together.”

- Irv Cantor, Attorney in Richmond, Va.

“I came to Glenn, Mills, Fisher, and Mahoney with an extremely difficult legal dilemma that seemed impossible to resolve fairly and favorably. I was completely floored–and relieved beyond belief–when Carlos Mahoney called the next day to let me know that he had found a way out of the morass. It was a brilliant solution. Mahoney and his assistant made a truly awful situation much easier to deal with because of the integrity which they brought to the work. They answered all my questions promptly. They never dropped the ball, and were always up to date on the issues when I called, which was no small feat, since the matter had many moving parts and extended over several years. Through it all, Mahoney offered truly wise counsel, making sure that my emotions did not get in the way of my interests. He also guided the case toward a conclusion that was far better than I ever hoped or imagined. I cannot recommend the firm more highly.”

- Laura Edwards