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Littler on Employment Torts: Wrongful Discharge & Other Employment Torts

Comprehensive coverage of federal employment law relating to Employment Torts. Topics include wrongful discharge and at-will employment, defamation and limiting exposure to "tag-along" torts.

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This title in the Littler National Employer Series provides practical information every practicing attorney or human resources professional needs to know about the federal guidelines surrounding Employment Torts.

Topics include:

  • wrongful termination and at-will employment; 
  • defamation; 
  • intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress; and 
  • limiting exposure to "tag-along" torts.

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 

CHAPTER 1 WRONGFUL DISCHARGE CLAIMS
§  1.1   At-Will Employment
§  1.2   Legislatively Determined Federal Public Policy Exceptions to At-Will Doctrine
§  1.3   Tort of Wrongful Discharge Based on Public Policy

CHAPTER 2 OTHER COMMON EMPLOYMENT TORTS
§  2.1   Introduction to "Tag-Along" Torts
§  2.2   Defamation
§  2.3   Invasion of Privacy
§  2.4   Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
§  2.5   Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress
§  2.6   Fraud, Deceit & Misrepresentation
§  2.7   Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage & Related Claims
§  2.8   False Imprisonment
§  2.9   Assault & Battery
§  2.10   Loss of Consortium
§  2.11   Negligent Hiring, Retention, Supervision or Training
§  2.12   Spoliation

CHAPTER 3 PRACTICAL GUIDELINES FOR EMPLOYERS
§  3.1   Maintaining At-Will Employment in Employment Documents
§  3.2   Reducing the Risk of Litigation & Liability for Discharges
§  3.3   Limiting Exposure to "Tag-Along" Torts