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EMPLOYMENT TORTS

This chapter addresses other collateral legal considerations that may affect em ergency service organizations prim arily focused on the relationship be­ tw een the em ergency service em ployee and the organization. With the dete­ rioration of the at will em ploym ent doctrine by Congress and the courts, the new technologies em erging daily, and the dwindling num ber of unionized shops, em ergency service organizations face the potential of increased liti­ gation under new and novel theories in areas that were not even fathom ed by em ergency service organizations tw enty years ago.