The Evolution Of Employment-At-Will: Past, Present, And Future Predictions

Jane Whitney Gibson, Lester Lindley
2010 American Journal of Business Education  
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0.5in 0pt; mso-pagination: none;"><span style="color: #0d0d0d; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Times New Roman;">This article examines the origins and evolution of employment-at-will, investigates judicially created at-will exceptions and statutory limitations today, and suggests that employment-at-will is slowly evolving into a just cause standard. The authors recommend an employment policy that both adheres to the law
more » ... promotes an atmosphere of fair employment practices that coincide with American values of fair play. </span></span></p>
doi:10.19030/ajbe.v3i2.388 fatcat:rnuihp3yafbhbpumlot26uhehe