Contractual relationship between an employer and an employee. Advance warning that the employment relationship will end. Contract of employment with defined start and end dates. Contract of employment for an undetermined length of time, with no expectation of termination or described end date. Acceptable length of notice of termination considering the nature of the contract, intentions of the parties, circumstance of the employment and characteristics of the employee. Payment of the amount of compensation the employee would have earned during the reasonable notice period. Transferring an employee to a job with less responsibility and/or income potential. A substantial change to an employee"s job that amounts to termination of the existing employment. Dismissal without notice or further obligation by the employer when the employee"s conduct amounts to breach of contract. A description of the responsibilities of a position, including objectives, qualifications and supervisor. Discrimination that is pervasive throughout an employer"s work force.