Corpus ID: 153618977

Governance of the Workplace: The Contemporary Regime of Individual Contract

  title={Governance of the Workplace: The Contemporary Regime of Individual Contract},
  author={K. Dau-Schmidt and Timothy A. Haley},
  journal={Multiple Party Conflict},
In the last three decades, the American labor market has undergone a dramatic transformation that has heralded enormous change in the governance of the workplace. The development of new information technology and the rise of the global economy have decentralized firm decision-making and brought the market into the firm in ways that have not previously been experienced. These changes have made possible a new flexibility in many production methods which allows the vertical disintegration of firms… Expand
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However, an employer who discharges an employee in bad faith or without cause may not also take advantage of restrictive covenants tied to the employment relationship
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The Ultimate in ' Contracting Out ' Comes to North American . LABOR NOTES 8 ( May 1999 ) .
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Of Trs. Of Montgomery County Cmty. Coll., 655 A.2d 46 (Md
  • Ct. Spec. App
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The Ohio Supreme Court extended the public policy to cover civil laws in Collins v
  • 1995
New York implies professional ethical obligations into the employment relationship Wieder v. Skala, 609 N.E.2d 105
  • 1992
Although courts have never formally adopted the exception, Chief Justice Hornsby advocated its adoption in Salter v
  • Statutory relief in these states are relatively broad, see note 91 infra. In the seventh state, Alabama, the judicial debate over the public policy exception continues
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For court refusal to adopt public policy exception
  • 1990
Additionally Maine and Florida courts do not allow public policy exception claims, rather state statutes are the sole source of remedy for employees. Bard v. Bath Iron Works Corp
  • Smith v. Piezo Technology and Professional Administrators
  • 1986
An employee ... should not be put to the choice of either obeying an employer's order to violate the law or losing his or her job
  • 1985
terminating an at will employee to avoid paying sales bonuses is bad faith termination); see also Hall v. Farmers Ins. Exch., 713 P
  • 1985