Commentary

(2) The particular problem of job descriptions

Division AII Contract of Employment
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(2) The particular problem of job descriptions

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(2)     The particular problem of job descriptions

By law an employer must give (as part of the 'section 1 statement' or in a contract satisfying the minimum requirements) a job title or brief description of the work which the employee is to do (ERA 1996 s 1(4), see para [105] below). Often the employer will in fact give a fuller job description which will constitute an express term of the contract. As such, this will give the employer the legal right to require the employee to perform any one of the duties set out; if the employee refuses to do so, he or she will be in breach of contract and may be disciplined and possibly dismissed for

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