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Texas is an “At Will” State…So Why Worry?: 2022 Updates

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Texas is an “At Will” State…So Why Worry?: 2022 Updates
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Hear an overview of the employment relationship and how tort law has been adapted in the workplace. Discuss how to answer the client or the supervisor who thinks employment law begins and ends with "employment-at-will." What about terminating an employee for theft? Is there ever an obligation to give a reference on a former employee? How can a handshake get a manager sued for assault? What is an intentional infliction of emotional distress? Can employee violence really be prevented? Is negligent retention really a cause of action?

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  • 0.75
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • Specialization: Civil Appellate Law | Civil Trial Law | Labor and Employment Law
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2023

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1. Texas is an "At Will" State... So Why Worry? (Oct 2022)

Connie L. Cornell

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Texas is an "At Will" State... So Why Worry? (Oct 2022)

Hear an overview of the employment relationship and how tort law has been adapted in the workplace. Discuss how to answer the client or the supervisor who thinks employment law begins and ends with "employment-at-will." What about terminating an employee for theft? Is there ever an obligation to give a reference on a former employee? How can a handshake get a manager sued for assault? What is an intentional infliction of emotional distress? Can employee violence really be prevented? Is negligent retention really a cause of action?

Originally presented: Aug 2022 Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

Connie L. Cornell, Cornell Smith Mierl Brutocao Burton, LLP - Austin, TX