Labor and Employment Law

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No Wrongful Discharge Claim for Firing of Employee/Shareholder in Retaliation for Her Exercise of Her Statutory Inspection Rights
Posted on 31 Jul 2013 by Mack Sperling

You probably know that North Carolina is an employment-at-will state. That means that in the absence of any employment contract, you can be fired from your job at any time, for good reason, no reason at all, or even a bad reason. There's a skinny... Read More

Good Luck Overcoming the At-Will Employment Presumption in PA
Posted on 3 Feb 2012 by Eric Meyer

In Pennsylvania, as in most states, an employee without a contract for a specific term of employment is deemed an at-will employee. Subject to certain exceptions ( e.g. , discrimination, violations of public policy), an at-will employee can be terminated... Read More

Bullying and At-Will Employment
Posted on 13 Dec 2011 by Jon Hyman

David Yamada is a law professor and the director of the New Workplace Institute at Boston's Suffolk University Law School. He is also the author of the Healthy Workplace Bill , draft model legislation that, if ever passed, would impose liability... Read More