1. History of At-Will Employment According to various legal scholars, the doctrine of at-will employment first appeared as a statement in a legal treatise by Horace C. Wood, Master and Servant § 134, at pages 272-273 (1877). Two Connecticut Supreme Court cases are required reading for this concept: Sheets v. Teddy’s Frosted Food, Inc. 179 Conn. 471, 427 A.2d 385 (1980), and Parsons v. United Technologies Corp. 243. Sheets v. Teddy's Frosted Foods, Inc.. Facts: Plaintiff was employed as a quality control and operations manager for defendant. In the course of his employment, plaintiff noticed deviations from statutory-based standards. Plaintiff was terminated for his efforts to ensure that defendant's products would comply with applicable law. Consumers Frosted Foods Ltd is a private company with a variety of fresh and frozen food and is located in Kenora, Ontario, Canada. There is always a butcher on site that will cut any meat to your specifications. The high-quality meat and fish are available either fresh or frozen.