unfair dismissal

Unfair dismissal is the termination of employment that is considered harsh, unjust, or unreasonable and does not qualify as a genuine redundancy.

An unfair dismissal occurs when an employer terminates an employee in a manner that is excessively harsh or without a fair reason. For example, firing someone without proper warning or for a minor mistake could be seen as unfair. This term also applies if the process used for dismissal was unfair, even if the reason for dismissal might be valid. It's important to note that dismissals due to genuine redundancy, where the job no longer exists are not considered unfair.

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