Agreeing with Dr.J.C.Vashista,Mr. P.Venu.
The agreement should be examined.
Genericaly speaking: Yes.
Saying, telling, asking are all verbal modes of communication and are difficlut to prove.
Until or unless you have recorded (audio/visual/witnessed/minuted).
Employee should consult elders of the family, competent and experienced well wishers, emplyee’s unions/employee’s forums /trade unions leaders, a very able counsel/law firm of unshakable repute and integrity specializing in Labor/service matters, before acting on his/her own and signing on the dotted line.