国家劳资关系委员会(National Labour Relations Board)再次介入雇主与非工会雇员之间的关系"NLRB")最近解决了一个案件,其中总法律顾问声称某些共同"at-will"员工手册和手册中的免责声明违反了《国家劳动关系法》("NLRA")。提出但尚未解决的是 这个解决 on "at will"免责声明。 

2012年2月,NLRB’s General Counsel’s Office issued a 抱怨 反对凯悦酒店,并指称凯悦’的员工手册违反了NLRA,要求员工承认只有通过管理层签署的书面声明,才能改变其自由职业状态。代理总法律顾问拉夫·所罗门(Lafe Solomon)辩称,这种承认对雇员参加工会组织或通过集体谈判改变雇佣关系的权利产生了令人生畏的影响。但是,此案已由行政法法官或NLRB裁定代理总法律顾问的有效性而解决。’s legal theory.

Most employers have language in their handbooks informing employees that their employment is 随心所欲; that the employer may terminate their employment at any time, for any non-discriminatory reason; and that their 随心所欲 status can be amended, altered or modified only in writing by a senior official.