Chapter 11: termination by agreement of the parties. Means of termination: fixed-term or fixed-task contract clause; retirement clause. Means of termination: an unforeseen event makes performance of the contract impossible. Means of termination: the employer provides working reasonable notice of termination or pay in lieu of that notice . Means of termination: the employer alleges the employee repudiated the contract, and so dismisses the employee with no notice. Means of termination: the employee alleges that the employer repudiated the contract, and so quits and claims damages for loss of entitlement to notice of termination. Means of termination: the employee quits, or gives notice required by the contract, statute, or implied reasonable notice. Employee vulnerability and the rules governing terminating of employment contract. Repudiation of contract: a breach of contract that demonstrates an intention by the party to treat the contract as at an end and no longer be bound by the contract.