Implied Contract Unproven In Firing Suit, 10th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (December 18, 2012, 4:25 PM EST) -- The existence of an implied employment contract must be reinforced with specific and explicit evidence, the Tenth Circuit ruled Monday, affirming the dismissal of a wrongful termination suit brought by former employees of the city of Albuquerque, N.M.

A three-judge appellate panel affirmed a New Mexico federal court’s grant of summary judgment for Albuquerque and a pair of its administrators in a lawsuit brought by a group of former city call center employees who alleged they were wrongly terminated from their posts. The panel found the...
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