Unfair Dismissal

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Unfair Dismissal - (adjective + noun)


The UK Trades Union Congress defines this as ‘terminations of employment by the employer where the reason for dismissal is not one of the statutory fair reasons or the reason for dismissal was for one of the statutory fair reasons, but the employer acted unreasonably in deciding to dismiss for that reason.’


Source: Taken from www.tuc.org.uk
Example of Use: Fiona felt that she had been a victim of unfair dismissal, so she went to her trade union, who took her case to an employment tribunal.