Chapter 15 notes - Chapter 15 Employment Law I Employment...

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Chapter 15 Employment Law I. Employment at Will A. Review of Basic Principle B. Public Policy Exceptions A. Refusing to commit an illegal act B. Performing a public duty C. Exercising a public right D. Whistle-blower laws a. when applied b. NC C. Wrongful/Retaliatory Discharge D. Contractual Limits to At Will Employment/Employment contracts 1. express contract 2. implied contract 3. implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing E. Employee Handbooks A. contents B. creation of express/implied contract limiting at will employment C. Guz II. Substance Abuse A. Statistics B. Issues for Employers C. Testing 1. The Drug-Free Workplace Act 2. Federal requirements 3. State standards for testing 4. Employer substance abuse policies/procedures III. Worker Safety and Health A. OSHA 1. Inspections a. Marshall b. Inspection includes… 2. Employee Rights 3. Penalties – see p. 413 for dollar amounts B. Workers and Toxic Substances 1. Attacks on standards 2. Risks and Benefits – The Benzene Case
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a. scientific evidence of significant risk
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course FINA 2244 taught by Professor Moore during the Spring '07 term at East Carolina University .

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Chapter 15 notes - Chapter 15 Employment Law I Employment...

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