Wrongful Dismissal

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Definition: Wrongful Dismissal

Wrongful Dismissal

Quick Summary of Wrongful Dismissal

Termination of employment by the employer contrary to the employee’s contract of employment.

What is the dictionary definition of Wrongful Dismissal?

Dictionary Definition

Wrongful Dismissal is the termination of employment by an employer contrary to the employee’s contract of employment.

Dismissal may be wrongful because the grounds given are not justified, or the procedure laid down by the contract of employment has not been followed.

Full Definition of Wrongful Dismissal

In law, wrongful dismissal, also known as wrongful termination or wrongful discharge, is a situation in which an employee’s contract of employment has been terminated by the employer, where the termination breaches one or more terms of the contract of employment, or a statute provision or rule in employment law.

Synonyms For Wrongful Dismissal

wrongful termination, unfair dismissal, unfairly dismissed, arbitrary dismissal, unlawful dismissal

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Wrongful Dismissal are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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