at-will employment

11:58 Jan 10, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
English term or phrase: at-will employment
Except for the policy of at-will employment, which can only be changed by the President in writing, the Company reserves the right to revise, delete, and add to the provisions of this Employee Handbook.
Rafael Arellano
Mexico
Local time: 05:39


Summary of answers provided
naVer abajo
Alicia Piva
naempleo a voluntad
palomo
naempleo a voluntad
Virginia Perez-Santalla


  

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7 mins
empleo a voluntad


Explanation:
This a policy where the employee or the company may terminate employment with or without cause and with or without previous notice.

Virginia Perez-Santalla
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13 mins
empleo a voluntad


Explanation:
I agree (and have used) that "empleo a voluntad" is an appropriate equivalent. I usually add "de las partes" ("a voluntad de las partes") to emphasize that both parties give their consent to the employment and its terms & conditions.

Good luck.

palomo
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5 hrs
Ver abajo


Explanation:
relación laboral que se puede rescindir sin causa justificada

Es importante aclararlo bien, ya que el "employment at will" es propio del derecho anglosajón.

Yo lo traduciría así:

A excepción de la política relativa a la posibilidad de rescindir la relación laboral sin causa justificada, la cual sólo puede cambiarse por parte del presidente y por escrito, la compañía se reserva el derecho de revisar, eliminar y agregar provisiones al presente manual del empleado.

¡Suerte!

alicia


    S<>E Dictionary of Law and Business Thomas L. West III
Alicia Piva
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