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Unformatted text preview: workforce 34 Next, cont.  New interest in corporate transparency and whistle blower laws like Sarbanes-Oxley  Expected growth in state and local legislation 35 Conclusion  “The ‘personnel administrator’ of the 1950s could not have predicted how drastically their field would evolve in the ensuing 50 years and that an HR officer would occupy one of the most powerful and best-paid positions in virtually all of the largest companies.” (p. 56) 36 Until Next Time. . .  954-262-5116 2 37 References 8  Expected growth in state and local legislation 35 Conclusion 5/12/13  “The ‘personnel administrator’ of the 1950s could not have predicted how drastically their field would evolve in the ensuing 50 years and that an HR officer would occupy one of the most powerful and best-paid positions in virtually all of the largest companies.” (p. 56) 36 Until Next Time. . .  954-262-5116 2 37 References  Salvatore, Weitzman & Halem, (2005). How the law changed HR, HRMagazine,50:13, 47+. 38 The Evolution of Employment-at-Will: Past, Present, and Future Predictions Jane Whitney Gibson HRM 5030 Video 3 39 Purpose  Examine the origins and evolution of EAW  Investigate judicially created at-will exceptions and statutory limitations today  Consider likely trends of EAW for the near future. 40 Historical Overview Entire Contracts  Variant of English employment contracts  Subordinate role in pre-Civil War America  Employees must serve a full year before receiving income  All benefits forfeited for leaving early 1 2 3 4 41 Employment-at-Will  Dominant legal doctrine in U.S. since revolution  1884 TN ruling: “employers could discharge or retain employees at will for good cause or for no cause, or even for bad cause.” Early Criticism of EAW  Dates back to 1960s  1967, Lawrence Blades: EAW threatens individual freedom. Failure to bend to an employer’s whim could put one’s livelihood in jeopardy. 9 38 40 39 40 39 40 39 40 39 40 39 40 39 40 39 41 40 39 41 40 39 41 40 39 41 40 41 40 41 40 41 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 40 41 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 40 41 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 40 41 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 41 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 41 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 41 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 41 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 41 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 41 64 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 41 64 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 41 64 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 41 64 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 41 64 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 41 64 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 41 64 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 41 64 65 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 64 65 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 64 65 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 64 65 44 62 54 49 48 46 45 42 63 61 60 59 58 56 55 52 47 43 57 53 51 50 64 65 44 62...
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