Essay Employment at Will

1177 Words Jul 24th, 2012 5 Pages
Abstract

The term employment at will is a familiar one for most employees, especially for management staff. It is often included in job offer letter, in policies, and during discussion pertaining to involuntary termination.
It is a legal doctrine that states that an employment relationship may be terminated by the employer or employee at any time and for any or no reason.
This paper will discuss the liability of an employer based on actions and responses to the employee's behavior and actions in term of employee evaluation and performance, labor, policies and laws governing the relationship between an employee and his/ her employer.

Introduction
Jennifer, A recent graduate, has recently been hired
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If the employee is still performing unacceptably, you must determine the best solution. Your options include reassignment, demotion, or removal (U.S. office of personnel, 1998)

Employee Performance
The employee is frequently late to work and tends to burst into a rage when criticized
For frequent tardiness, the manager should help the employee understand that if you have a policy in place, you need to adhere to it. To do otherwise could lead to morale problems among other employees, since they undoubtedly are the ones who have to pick up the slack when he's absent or late to work. Be sure to clarify that if the problem is not remedied than a disciplinary process will begin

According to the employment- At-Will doctrine, an employment relationship may be terminated by the employer or employee at any time and for any or no reason and some of these reasons are bad performance and frequent tardiness.

The Federal law exceptions for this law are public policy, implied contract, and implied covenant of good faith, illegal discrimination (race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran

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