Wombat entered into an oral employment contract with Tony’s Toy
Company. Tony’s has orally agreed to hire Wombat for three years as a
district manager. Wombat quit his job, sold his house, and moved his wife
and five children to another state in order to start the new job- One month
later, Tony’s informed Wombat that things weren’t working out and that his
job was terminated-
Write an essay that answers the following questions:
Is this contract enforceable under the Statute of Frauds? Remember to
carefully read the Statute of Frauds as it specifically relates to oral
Is it enforceable under any other theory under which Wombat may
recover damages from Tony’s Toy Company?
Are there ethical considerations that apply to this case?