INTERNET JOB POSTINGS NOT AN IMPLIED CONTRACT IN COLORADO

In a case involving an Internet job posting, the Colorado Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court’s ruling that Internet job postings did not constitute implied contract. The court subsequently concluded that the plaintiff-employee could not have expected to be hired on a permanent basis when no implied contract to this effect existed. To the contrary, there were many indications that this was a case of an employment at will.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What did the court of appeals hold?
How did the Court of Appeals analogize an Internet job posting?
What was Watson’s argument concerning promissory estoppel?
Why did the court dismiss the claim of promissory estoppel?

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