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Ray v. Wal-Mart Stores

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Utah Supreme Court Expands Wrongful Discharge Claims to Recognize Self-Defense as Public Policy

Jackson Lewis P.C. • November 13, 2015
The Utah doctrine of wrongful discharge claims recognizes self-defense as a clear and substantial public policy under limited circumstances, the Utah Supreme Court has ruled in a 4-1 decision that expands the state’s exceptions to the at-will employment doctrine. Ray, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 2015 UT 83 (Sept. 17, 2015).