The Factors That Determine An Appropriate Notice Period In A Wrongful Dismissal Case

May 21, 2008 by  
Category: Featured, Wrongful Termination

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The term “wrongful dismissal” is something of a misnomer. There is a perception that wrongful dismissal means that there is no justification for the decision or the person feels that the employer did not consider appropriate factors in making the decision to terminate. In fact, wrongful dismissal means that the employer failed to give the […]

Misconceptions Surrounding The Term Wrongful Dismissal.

May 20, 2008 by  
Category: Wrongful Termination

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The term “wrongful dismissal” is something of a misnomer. There is a perception that wrongful dismissal means that there is no justification for the decision or the person feels that the employer did not consider appropriate factors in making the decision to terminate. In fact, wrongful dismissal means that the employer failed to give the […]

What Is Involved When An Employee Is Terminated For Cause.

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Terminating employment with cause is a difficult threshold for the employer to meet. Typically, there are two types of cause. One is the case of serious employee misconduct such as theft or fraud or assaulting a co-worker where the conduct is so serious that the employer is entitled to summarily dismiss the employee without notice. […]

The difficulty of testing the objectivity of a Constructive Dismissal case.

March 31, 2008 by  
Category: Wrongful Termination

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If an employee has reported harassment, but is not satisfied by the response given to the complaint, then he or she should consult a lawyer. The test of constructive dismissal is an objective one, but it is complicated by personalities and the atmosphere within the organization. While objective changes in the terms and conditions of […]

The importance of seeking legal advice in a Constructive Dismissal case.

March 29, 2008 by  
Category: Wrongful Termination

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Constructive dismissal is a very technical area of law and I always think it’s best to get legal advice right from the very beginning. It’s not straightforward in the sense that it’s not a matter of simply assessing whether the package the employer has offered you is reasonable. Constructive dismissal occurs when a unilateral change […]

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