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Explain the employment-at-will doctrine, and describe how it is being eroded. Do you think its existence is leading to a healthy or an unhealthy employment environment in the United States? Justify your reasoning.

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The at-will employment laws in the US have created a very unhealthy work environment for employees. On the service it means that an employer can fire an employee at anytime and for no reason with no compensation. Likewise, an employee can leave at anytime. There are no contracts. In reality, it is extremely unbalanced in favor of the employer.

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The author describes at-will employment policies of the US and explains their effect on the employment environment of the US.