Dismissal for Cause

Dismissal for Cause

The termination of employment because of an employee's misconduct. For example, an employee may be dismissed for sexual harassment or absenteeism. Dismissal for cause may render the former employee ineligible to collect unemployment insurance.
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Barnes said Andersen had no underlying health problems and no conduct issues that would have warranted dismissal for cause. He choked up while describing the conversation that led to Andersen's departure, describing it only as "hard."
The judge observed that ITU did not rely on a single act of Kim's misconduct to justify her dismissal for cause. But had ITU proven cumulative cause to fire Kim?
"The Attrition Recruitment Program is intended to replace the projected number of personnel who will be separated from the service due to retirement, resignation, and dismissal for cause," he said.
Dismissal for cause is a severance action by which the college terminates its contract with the faculty member for just cause.
97(2.1) of the PSLRA provides that certain non unionized employees may appeal their discharge for cause and that the adjudicator may "substitute such other penalty for the discharge or discipline as to the adjudicator seems just and reasonable in all the circumstances." It would have been pointless to allow non-unionized employees to appeal a dismissal for cause by simply allowing the employer to circumvent s.
(52) Thus, the court ruled they were not subject to dismissal for cause. (53)
In an 8-0 decision, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that prospective jurors who express a bias that would warrant dismissal for cause can be "rehabilitated" through further questioning.
Following a probationary period not to exceed seven years, faculty who met the institution's criteria for tenure could anticipate continuous and permanent employment, barring dismissal for cause. Staying the course during those years constitutes a rite of passage that is often made more mysterious and difficult than necessary for the junior faculty who must navigate its intricate terrain.
Topics covered include dismissal for cause, dismissal in the ordinary course and dismissal for economic reasons.
They could recommend extension of the development plan or dismissal for cause.
For example, Finkin has argued that periodic summative reviews used to justify dismissal for cause effectively "substitute periodic evaluation for a dismissal hearing and would be indistinguishable from the abolition of tenure and the adoption in its stead of a system of periodic appointments" (cited in Licata and Morreale 1997, 4).
Either Lameman was unjustly or improperly terminated and the chiefs are covering their actions in a blanket of silence, or there were some serious problems with Lameman's job performance that have led to his dismissal for cause. No one is saying which it is.