HRM320 Elliptical-At Will

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HRM320 Elliptical-At Will
In Elliptical Electronics Company’s employment handbook, it states in bold, “Employment is…

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HRM320 Elliptical-At Will

HRM320 Elliptical-At Will

Discussions Week 2 All Students Posts 34 Pages 

Human Resource Dilemma Number 5 (pg. 141, Moran text) says this:

In Elliptical Electronics Company’s employment handbook, it states in bold, “Employment is at will and can be terminated by either employer or employee at any time for any reason with or without cause.” Later in the handbook, a multiple-step grievance procedure is outlined. Thomas Walker physically assaults a coworker without provocation. The co-worker is hospitalized, and Thomas is discharged immediately under the at-will policy. Thomas, who is black, reports that Elliptical violated its employment handbook by not providing him with a hearing as outlined in its grievance procedure. How would you advise Elliptical?

Do you think the grievance procedure modified Mr. Walker’s at-will employment relationship with Elliptical? When it comes to making such a determination, what factors come into play and are all factors consistent?…