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Read the attached chapter as well as the two cases cited in these links and answer the questions that follow using the text box to submit your answers.

  • Woolley: http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=13252924286881016662&q=woolley+v.+hoffman&hl=en&as_sdt=2,31&as_vis=1
  • Pierce: http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=9748700253424262526&q=pierce+v.+ortho+pharmaceutical+corp&hl=en&as_sdt=2,31&as_vis=1

    Answer the following questions from Wooley v. Hoffmann-LaRoche, Inc. in the text box provided. Be sure to number your answers!
    1 What is the issue in this case?
    2. How would you categorize this particular conflict?
    Interest dispute?
    Rights dispute?
    Power dispute?
    3. What is the background that lead to this conflict?
    4. What year was Wooley hired?
    5. What year was he terminated?
    6. When was the case decided by the NJ Supreme Court?
    7. What was the decision?
    8. What important event occurred between the time that Wooley was terminated and the case decided?

    Answer the following questions from Pierce v. Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp. in the text box provided. Be sure to number your answers!
    1. What is the fundamental question that is raised in this case?
    2. How would you categorize this particular conflict?
    Interest dispute?
    Rights dispute?
    Power dispute?
    3. What is the background that led to this conflict?
    4. When was the employment relationship severed?
    5. When was the case decided by the NJ Supreme Court?
    6. What was the decision?
    7. During the trial Ortho moved for summary judgment. What does this mean?

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Running head: WOOLLEY AND PIERCE CASES

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Woolley and Pierce Cases
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WOOLLEY AND PIERCE CASES

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Woolley and Pierce Cases
Wooley v. Hoffmann-LaRoche
Question 1
The issue in the case is whether specific or particular terms in the company employment
manual may be in a position to contractually bind the company. In the employment manual, the
employee should only be fired if only the cause of the firing is enforceable against an employer.
Therefore, the issue remains whether there are terms that can contradict the bind of the company
with the employees. In the case, Richard Woolley who is the plaintiff was hired by Hoffman and
remains to be the defendant. During the agreement, there was no written document to hold the
nature of work. After working for eight years, Hoffman requested the resigning of the plaintiff.
However, Woolley declined the resigning and was fired, which led to the filing of the complaint
alleging to breach of contract.
Question 2
According to the case, the type of dispute that can be realized is the dispute of interest.
This is a kind of argument that the claimant is seeking judgment or benefit when there is no legal
entitlement of the type of the job. When Hoffman hired Woolley, there was no legal agreement
or contract that indicated how the employee and the employer would be bound by the nature of
work. Therefore, in this type of case, it is realized that there is the dispute of interest between the
two groups. Wool...


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