Wrongful termination may also refer to wrongful dismissal, it is a condition where an employee’s employment is terminated because of a legal reason that may include violation of federal or state anti-discrimination laws, verbal or written agreement, or labor laws. Wrongful termination, as well as inability to follow due process as specified by state legislation may result in legal penalties for the employer. Furthermore, the court may require the company to pay a fine and provide further compensation to the terminated employee.
What are the Different Types of Wrongful Termination?
In India, wrongful termination of employment is carried out in any of the following ways:
Wrongful termination occurs when you are dismissed because of your age, color, sex, nationality, or other discriminating factors.
Contractual Violation –
If you and your employer have signed an employment contract, you must both follow the provisions of the contract. Wrongful termination occurs when an employer violates any of these terms.
Other Types –
It is also wrongful termination if you were dismissed due to a workplace conflict, personal hatred, unwillingness to act on the employee’s illegal commands, and so on.