I need some advice on the following clau...

Asked by M Ras on 14-02-2022 10:13:41
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Western Cape

I need some advice on the following clause in my employment contract. I have a new job oppurtunity.

My employment contract which I signed states that I would need to give two calendar months notice but the new company want to know if I am able to give one month instead.

This clause is where I need some advice as to what will happen if I give one months notice instead of the two as per my contract.

In the event that you terminate your employment without tendering the required contractual notice period. you agree to pay ..... an amount equal to the period of notice not given, in order to compensate .... for damages as a result of your breach of contract, in addition to any other remedies that it may have in terms of the common law.

You consent for a deduction to be made from any final payment that .... may owe you to settle such indebtedness as per above

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