Anna’s Boss Refused to Sign Her Leave Request for Jury Duty and Now Wants to Fire Her for Being Absent Without Permission.

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Employment-At-Will
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Kimberlyn M Rice
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According to an employment law attorney, at least once a week an explanation to a displaced worker why, in spite of the fact they were discharged because their supervisor “had it out for them,” they had no real legal recourse because they are considered an at-will employee. Therefore, it is the employment law attorney sincere belief that anyone, regardless of profession, who is either an employer or an employee should at least have a basic understanding of what is the At-Will Employment Doctrine, and what rights employers and employees have under it, particularly since most states have adopted it through the courts, if not by legislation.

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John posted a rant on his Facebook page in which he criticized the company’s most important customer.

Facebook has become the dominant website for social networking across the country with businesses and personal users alike taking advantage of the website's ability to reach millions of people instantly. As a small-business owner, how you address employee use of Facebook while in your workplace can have a lasting effect on how your company uses social networking and what employees say about your company as a whole. Facebook can provide a free means of business advertising, the social networking website

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