Ferrera v. A. C. Neilsen
|Ferrera v. A. C. Neilsen|
|Court||Court of Appeals of Colorado|
|Citation||799 P.2d 458 (Colo. 1990)|
Plaintiff was fired as a result of falsifying her timesheets. She sued for wrongful discharge of employment, because the handbook stated that she had certain things to be done before her termination.
Whether a handbook which expressly claims not to be a contract between the employer and employee can fall subject to promissory estoppel if the employee relies on its statements to his detriment.
Handbooks that explicitly claim not to be a contract should not be enforced.