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Utilitarianism and Employment at Will
A look at how employment at will fits into the utilitarianism approach to ethics.
# 121881 | 750 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Business (Human Resources) , Ethics (General)

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The paper explains the ramifications of employment at will for employee and employer, and concludes that when viewed from the perspective of the employer, the employment at will contract meets the standard of utilitarianism.

From the Paper:

"Many states are now employment-at-will states, meaning that the employment contract can be severed by either party-the employer or the employee-with no reason and with little or no notice. This assumes, of course, that the reason for dismissal is not in conflict with other state or federal guidelines regarding discrimination or other unfair practices. At the same time, the utilitarian approach to ethics maintains that individuals should behave so as to maximize their utility-happiness-as well as to maximize the greatest amount of..."

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