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dc.contributor.author El-Zahr, Sarwat
dc.contributor.author Fakih, Khodr
dc.contributor.author El-Khalil, Raed
dc.date.accessioned 2019-12-09T11:21:03Z
dc.date.available 2019-12-09T11:21:03Z
dc.date.copyright 2016 en_US
dc.date.issued 2019-12-09
dc.identifier.issn 0098-8898 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/11615 en_US
dc.description.abstract People have the right to work in a safe and secure environment. This concept is clearly conveyed by many international conventions and treaties. For example, Article 23.1 of the United Declaration of Human Rights stipulated that every single "person has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favorable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment." In addition, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights indicates that "The States Parties to the present Covenant recognize the right to work, which includes the right of everyone to the opportunity to gain his living by work which he freely chooses or accepts, and will take appropriate steps to safeguard this right. However, the above rights have been sabotaged by the doctrine of employment-at-will. Legal systems around the world have made every attempt to diminish the impact of the consequences of this doctrine mainly to protect employees. The major consequence of such doctrine is the unjust dismissal by the employer that might jeopardize the quality of life of the employees. In addition, employment-at-will doctrine affects the productivity and quality of work. This article focuses on the significant exceptions and legal protection measures against the employment-at-will doctrine under the American and Lebanese legal systems. In addition, this article reviews a survey of 75 different companies in Lebanon and the U.S. to show the differences between them and how managers at those companies view issues such as unions, governments, and employment-at-will. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Employment-at-will en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle between the American exceptions and the Lebanese protections en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200904923 en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201005172 en_US
dc.author.department Information Technology And Operations Management en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Employee Relations Law Journal en_US
dc.journal.volume 42 en_US
dc.journal.issue 2 en_US
dc.article.pages 56-75 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation El Zahr, S., Fakih, K., & El-Khalil, R. (2016). Employment-at-will: between the American exceptions and the Lebanese protections. Employee Relations Law Journal, 42(2), 56-75. en_US
dc.author.email khodr.fakih@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.author.email raed.elkhalil@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://ku7rj9xt8c.scholar.serialssolutions.com/?sid=google&auinit=S&aulast=El+Zahr&atitle=Employment-at-will:+between+the+American+exceptions+and+the+Lebanese+protections&title=Employee+relations+law+journal&volume=42&issue=2&date=2016&spage=56&issn=0098-8898 en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2514-1120 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US

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