Did you know that, according to the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC), wrongful dismissal cases are dramatically increasing? Australia’s Fair Work Commission, moreover, reveals that 70.4% of Australian employers admit that they are deeply concerned about unfair or questionable terminations. These problems are just as pressing in the U.S. What is unfair dismissal, and what should employees know about filing a wrongful termination claim?
Defining Unfair Dismissal
For the most part, wrongful or unfair dismissal can only happen under two circumstances: 1. If an employer violates the terms of a worker’s contra