Raymond Hogler is a professor of management at Colorado State University. In 2007, he was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Labor Law at the University of Tuscia in Viterbo, Italy. His fields of interest include labor history, workplace collective action, and economic justice. His most recent book is a study of American labor law and how it shaped union formation, published by Praeger in 2015: "The End of American Labor Unions: The Right-to-Work Movement and the Erosion of Collective Bargaining."
Most American workers are hired “at will”: Employers owe their employees nothing in the relationship except earned wages, and employees are at liberty to quit at their option. As the rule is generally stated, either party may terminate the arrangement at any time for a good or bad reason or none at all. In keeping […]