No signature, no contract

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Kosabeck v. Vision Pay Inc., 2004 CarswellAlta 1820, 2004 ABPC 249 (Alta. Prov. Ct.)

An Alberta court has ruled there was no contract of employment between a self-employed software consultant and a company.

Terry Kosabeck was hired by Vision Pay Inc. in August 2001 and was paid $40 per hour. On Jan. 1, 2003, Kosabeck’s role was expanded and he and the chief executive officer put together a draft agreement.