Wrongful Dismissal

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Wrongful Dismissal

The termination of an employee in violation of relevant law, the contract of employment or the employer's own dismissal procedures. What constitutes wrongful dismissal varies by jurisdiction. Generally, however, termination because of race, sex or other protected class is illegal. Likewise, dismissal outside the parameters the employer himself has set in place may be considered wrongful. Wrongful dismissal may result in a lawsuit.
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Ogunshe, a lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science at UI, dragged the institution and its counsel to the court over wrongful termination of appointment.
"On November 7, 2017, Brinig filed a four-count Complaint against NACSB in the Middlesex Superior Court asserting Title VII and state anti-discrimination claims, as well as state common-law claims for retaliation and wrongful termination. In its essentials, the Complaint alleges that NACSB treated Brinig and other female employees differently than their male counterparts when dealing with fireable offenses.
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Employment practices liability insurers in California frequently contend that Section 533 of the California Insurance Code precludes any coverage whatsoever for wrongful termination or retaliation claims under EPLI policies, even under policies that include terms that expressly provide coverage for these claims.
The doctrine allows a wrongful termination action if the employee's termination was in violation of a state law-based public policy.
Among those who have successfully sued for being shown the door illegally are former executives of companies and corporations in which the government has high stake, exposing taxpayers' money.Former National Bank of Kenya (NBK) chief executive Munir Sheikh Ahmed move to claim seek S53 million is the latest in the rising number of those seeking multimillion shilling awards for wrongful termination.
An employer who fires a worker after the worker becomes ill and unable to stand for long periods of time instead of helping adapt to the employee's new needs, for instance, may be guilty of wrongful termination.
These include wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, breach of employment contract, negligent hiring or evaluation, failure to promote, wrongful discipline, mismanagement of benefits, and the ever-popular "emotional distress."
The lawsuit alleges multiple instances of retaliation, as well as harassment, wrongful termination, age discrimination, and a variety of other misconduct.
Travel Business Review-August 29, 2018-Former Delta pilot files wrongful termination suit against airline
According to Korean Women Workers Association, out of 548 victims, a mere three sought help with the labor ministry-supervised organization on grounds including wrongful termination between 2015 and 2017.
Acting in propria persona, plaintiff filed a complaint alleging wrongful termination, slander, and defamation of character solely against defendant.