AN ACT ABOLISHING AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT AND RECOGNIZING A COVENANT OF GOOD FAITH AND FAIR DEALING IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS.
Includes whereas clauses.
Enacts new GS 95-31.1 making it State public policy that the employment at-will doctrine is inconsistent with the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing. Abolishes the doctrine of at-will employment in this state and allows an employee to be fired only for just cause.
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