Legal Question in Business Law in Washington

Can an employee obligate a business to a verbal contract without consent of owner

Asked on 9/22/09, 6:11 pm

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Amir John Showrai The Pacific Law Firm, PLLC
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If the employee is acting within the scope of his employment, the answer is yes. For example, if a store manager promises to pay a supplier $1,000 for a pallet of canned foods, and the owner later finds out this was a bad deal, that he could get them for $800, then the owner is stuck with that bad deal, particularly if as part of his duties, the manager regularly buys pallets of canned food.

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Answered on 9/27/09, 9:28 pm

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