Project Task Iv / First Draft Of The Literature Review Essay

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Course Project Task IV/First Draft of the Literature Review At-will employment law means that an employer can terminate an employee at any time for any reason, except an illegal one, or for no reason without incurring legal liability. The employer can change the terms of the employment relationship with no notice and no consequences. For example, an employer can alter wages, terminate benefits, or reduce paid time off. In its unadulterated form, the U.S. at-will employment law rule leaves employees vulnerable to arbitrary and sudden dismissal, a limited or on-call work schedule depending on the employer’s needs, and unannounced cuts in pay and benefits, At-Will Employment Overview (2015) . The at will employment law has been a part of the relationship between employer and employee since the 20th century. Horace C. Wood in 1877 created the at will employment as a legal treaty for the entitlement of Master and Servant control. The at will employment law have been used by employers in a hindrance manner and may have caused potential burdens by misappropriate benefits, such as, alter wages, unwarranted termination, sudden dismissal, and unannounced pay cuts. The first draft of this research will discussion the disparities put into practice by employers as it relates to the employees equal negotiating power. According existing work of qualitative studies produced the at-will law profit more for the employers and demonstrated inequity for employees.
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