Employee Dismissal Law & Practice

Whether your case involves a public or private sector job, a downsizing, or termination for cause, Employee Dismissal: Law and Practice Online provides the guidance you need in this rapidly evolving area of employment law. Providing in depth analysis of the common law and statutory wrongful dismissal doctrines, as well as practical guidance on all aspects of employee dismissal litigation from complaints through jury instructions, Employee Dismissal: Law and Practice Online is an invaluable resource for evaluating and litigating a wrongful discharge case.

Employee Dismissal: Law and Practice Online brings you up to date on the latest cases, statutes, and developments including:

  • New cases on implied contract for Alaska, Colorado, and Montana
  • New cases on public policy tort for Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Washington
  • New cases on implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing for Alaska, Massachusetts, and Montana
  • Discussion of a new case on union fair representation
  • A new case on special consideration requirement for oral promises
  • New cases on what constitutes a breach of the implied covenant
  • New cases on clarity element of public policy tort
  • New cases on jeopardy element of public policy tort
  • A new case explaining that a public policy tort liability for refusing to participate in illegal conduct does not require proof of a report to an outside agency
  • A new case discussing what constitutes "improper" interference with contract
  • New cases on what constitutes a constitutionally protected property interest
  • New cases on preclusive effect of administrative agency determinations
  • New cases on standards for punitive damages
  • A new case on statutory whistleblower protection for internal complaints about fellow employee

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Henry H. Perritt, Jr., is professor of law and former dean at Chicago-Kent College of Law. For 15 years, he was a professor at Villanova University School of Law. Formerly the top labor and employment lawyer for Consolidated Rail Corporation, Dean Perritt also served as deputy undersecretary of labor during the Ford administration. He was vice chairman of a commission appointed by Secretary of Labor Elizabeth Dole to develop measures to preserve health care for retired coal miners, resulting in recommendations subsequently enacted by Congress. He served as secretary of the American Bar Association’s Section on Labor and Employment Law. He has represented and counseled a variety of employers, employees, and unions on employment law issues.

Mr. Perritt is the author of the following publications: Americans with Disabilities Act Handbook, Fourth Edition; Law and the Information Superhighway, Second Edition; Civil Rights in the Workplace, Third Edition; Employee Benefits Claims: Law and Practice; Workplace Torts: Rights and Liabilities; and numerous editions of the Aspen Employment Law Update. He has written more than 75 law review articles on labor and employment law, administrative law, dispute resolution, international law, and technology applications in law.

Mr. Perritt received his S.B. and S.M. degrees from M.I.T. and his J.D. degree from Georgetown. He is a member of the bars of Virginia, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia, Maryland, Illinois, and the United States Supreme Court.

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