Day: February 9, 2017

#HR Word: #Dismissal

​Dismissal Refers to the Act of terminating the employment of an employee by the employer in an organisation. 


Dismissal is sometimes also termed as firing or sacking

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Depending on the reason of termination, there are two types of dismissals – Fair dismissal and Unfair dismissal


•Fair dismissal – if the employee is proven on charges of theft, habitual negligence of duty, disorderly behaviour, bribery, incapability, financial regularities or subordination

•Unfair dismissal – Reasons includes maternity reasons, taking part in union activites, whistle-blowing, discrimination on grounds of age, gender, race, religion, nationality etc. It can also be due to economic reasons when an employee had to be laid