De Petris v. Union Settlement Assoc., Inc – Case Brief Summary (New York)

In De Petris v. Union Settlement Assoc., Inc., 86 NY2d 406, 410, 657 N.E.2d 269, 633 N.Y.S.2d 274 [1995], plaintiff could not recover for breach of an employment contract where he could not point to any provision of his employee manual limiting the employer's right to terminate his at-will employment or obligating the employer to follow certain personnel procedures (id. at 410).

The Court of Appeals specifically noted the provision in the employee manual where employer expressly reserved the right to revise the employment manual at any time (id. at 411).