Risk in the Employment Relationship

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Risk in the Employment Relationship 1 Running head: RISK IN EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP Risk in Employment Relationship Christopher Wall LAW/531 Bernard Cookson, Jr. University of Phoenix May 11, 2009
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Risk in the Employment Relationship 2 Risk in the Employment Relationship Legal Encounter 1: NewCorps.’Liability In situation in legal encounter 1, I do see a liability on the part of Newcorp. Many States consider policy manuals and similar documents to be enforceable, implied contracts for both employers and employees. Based on the Personnel Manual provided to Pat, the “Notice of Unsatisfactory Performance/ Corrective Action Plan: stated that if the job performance of an employee is unsatisfactory, the employee will be notified of the deficiency and placed on Corrective Action Plan (CAP). If the employee performance does not improve to a satisfactory level within the specified period of time, termination will follow.” In this case we are never told that Pat went through the above provision before he was given a discharged notice. Many courts have implied the existence of a contract because of the presence of promises, procedures, and policies in an employee manual .Personnel manuals have been held to constitute, both expressly and impliedly, employee contracts or become part of the employee contracts when they are given to employees
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