In the primary interest of our entity, its incumbent upon employers to find a right balance between the exceptions to the employment-at-will doctrine to avoid liabilities associated with the violations of the exceptions. The company in this scenario has grounds to terminate the supervisor, but I would issue him/her a written warning hoping that this situation can be resolved among us within our company. This is the case where the potential act of whistle blowing would help reveal the wrongdoing of the business world. I strongly believe that it takes a special person with strong morals to take the ramifications of whistle blowing. Losing a prized job, having to down size your life, and your life being wide open to scrutiny are effects of whistle blowing.
The guidelines and provisions set within the Ford Motor Company’s agreement with the UAW would bind them legally to fulfilling their obligations. The impact the economy would have on the Ford Motor Company was significant labeling the company, the weakest of the three automakers with affiliation to the UAW (Lucas & Furdek, 2010). During this timeframe, the Ford Motor Company would undergo changes which would present obstacles in regards to legality. In terms of downsizing to cut cost, the company would consider laying workers off and employment termination. However, these lay-offs and terminations would need to be upheld with evidence that would support and justify letting an employee go or the Ford Motor Company could potentially experience
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