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at will employment system

You are writing a policy concerning conditions of employment for employees of your security department. Your state allows 'at will' employment and you could use this method in your policy. You have also recently read about 'just cause' requirements regarding terminations. Your department has no employment contract in force with its employees. You also have no established disciplinary system. In preparation for writing your policy answer the below questions based on the above information:

As a manager would you favor an 'at will' employment system or one that follows the principles of 'just cause' regarding terminations and why?

As an employee which of the two approaches would you favor and why?

As a manager would you be in favor of having a progressive disciplinary system? Why or why not?

As an employee would you be in favor of having a progressive disciplinary system? Why or why not?

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As a manager would you favor an 'at will' employment system or one that follows the principles of 'just cause' regarding terminations and why?

As a manager, I would most likely favor the "at will" employment system as opposed to being required to a termination based on just cause. At will allows an employer to terminate an employee for any reason (aside from constitutionally prohibited discrimination). Just cause, however, requires some "good" reason that the employee ...

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The "at will" employment system and other types are briefly debated.

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