What is wrongful dismissal? First of all, it means that an employee has been unfairly fired or discharged, and there are a bunch of different phrases thrown around that all kind of mean the same thing (unfair dismissal, wrongful termination, etc.). Wrongful dismissal doesn’t apply to every single instance of employee termination, and there are often many little caveats that can get in the way (usually these are things that the employee agreed to open being hired).
Employers aren’t necessarily required to provide a bulletproof reason for firing an employee, but if discrimination or violation of company policy can be proven in a court of law, then that situation might be covered under wrongful dismissal law. Wrongful discrimination cases most often center around discrimination rel