Can I invoke promissory estoppel on an employer who agreed to terminate my contract in advance due to family commitments on my part?

Asked on September 17, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Wisconsin


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

The key here for us to know is if your contract is written or oral.  Promissory estoppel is a remedy available to a party in the absence of a written agreement. It is equitable relief available to a party and the court looks at various factors in deciding its application.  Maybe you need to speak with a lawyer giving him or her more facts or wrote back here.  Good luck.

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