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Human Resource Management

O How is employment-at-will applied in your organization or in one with which you are familiar?
o To what extent do the exceptions to employment-at-will limit its application in the organization?
o How might managers in the organization use knowledge of employment-at-will and its exceptions to protect the interests of the organization?

What are specific examples of roles that are filled by employees and others that are filled by independent contractors? Use examples from your employer, industry, or an employer or industry with which you are familiar. What do the employees and independent contractors have in common and how do they differ in dealing with employers? How might temporary employees be characterized in the organization or industry you select?

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How is employment-at-will applied in your organization or in one with which you are familiar with?

Employment-at-will is applied to every organization in the state of KS. For example, an individual signs an agreement that they can get terminated within 90 of employment, or have the option of quitting at anytime. However, not every employer will have their employee sign anything. In fact, most of them will verbally tell the person what the expectation is, and hope that he or she follows it. Otherwise, he or she is out of the job, and have a lack of money to support himself or herself. This law can easily ruin a person or family because of the fact that no trust is built between the individual and the company.

To what extent do the exceptions to employment-at-will limit its application in the organization?

The exceptions to the employment-at-will limit its application in the organization. Three of them are plausible. They are public policy, implied-contract, and ...

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This solution provided examples of at-will applied to an organization in which one is familiar, exceptions of at-will, and knowlege of employment and exceptions to protect its workers.

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