Great news for employers! Most employers today are aware and fully understand the meaning of “at will” employment. Although there are a few exceptions to the doctrine, employers do not need good cause to fire an employee. In all states in the United States except Montana, the law presumes that private sector employees are employed “at will”. Unless an employee can prove they are not an at will employee, chances are your “at will” employment practices will get the court’s backing as it did in this recent case with Wyndham. Karen Morris with Hotel Management Operations defines the case for us.
The employment-at-will doctrine is well and alive. This is the rule that says both the employer and employee can terminate a job at any time for any reason.
Here’s an example of the ...Read More