Is an employer required to point out the strengths and weaknesses of an employment contract?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Miller v. Convergys CMG Canada Limited Partnership, 2013 BCSC 1589 (CanLII):

Nor do I accept the plaintiff’s other submissions. An employer is not required to point out the strengths and weaknesses of an employment contract. It is sufficient that a prospective employee is given time to review a proposed employment contract on his own, in the absence of any influence by the prospective employer, and is given the opportunity to seek out any advice he may wish to obtain about the proposed contract: Finlan v. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (Canada) Ltd., 2006 BCSC 291 at para. 36.

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