P suing for wrongful termination. P was an executive who was thought to be an at will employee. P brings suit under Contract and tort and he won under contract
Court held that there was an implied contract by looking at agency law. Even a sole proprietorship can have an implied contract which prohibits at will termination. There was a termination guide stating certain reasons to be fired, and therefore there was an implied contract. The general rule is that an employer in a sole prop. May discharge an employee at will, however, there is a limitation on this right when there is evidence of an implied contract.
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