TITLE

Employment-at-will vs. wrongful discharge

AUTHOR(S)
Mello, Jeffrey A.
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
Business Horizons;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the conflict between employment-at-will and wrongful discharge. Gray matter of ethics and public policy; Employment relationship in the United States since the Industrial Revolution.
ACCESSION #
7915735

 

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