Involuntary Separations


Involuntary separations occur when management decides to terminate its relationship with an employee because of either economic necessity or a poor fit between the employee and the organization. Examples of involuntary separations include discharges, layoffs, and downsizing or “right”-sizing (a term used by firms to make downsizing appear more palatable, generally positioning it as an attempt to make the firm the “right” size for its needs by implementing layoffs).

Dismissal : Usually, this process is perceived negatively by employees. An employer uses his right to terminate the contract of an employment. There can be many reasons for an employer to terminate the contract of employment but some of the common reasons are:


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-Theft and etc.

Wrongful dismissal will tend to arise first as a claim by the employee so dismissed. Many jurisdictions provide tribunals or courts which will hear actions for wrongful dismissal. A proven wrongful dismissal will tend to lead to two main reinstatement of the dismissed employee, and/or monetary compensation for the wrongfully dismissed.

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