As practiced in Texas, the “at will” employment doctrine has been described as meaning that “employment may be terminated by the employer or the employee at will, for good cause, bad cause, or no cause at all.” Federal Express Corp. v. Dutschmannn, 846 S.W.2d 282, 283 (Tex. 1993).  The absolute nature of this statement holds true for the employee (slavery has been abolished) but the employer’s right to terminate is not as sweeping as it suggests. A more accurate statement of the law would be that an employer can terminate an employee for good cause, no cause, and some but not all bad causes. Texas At Will Employment As the phrase implies, “bad cause” means that the Texas employer has[…]