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English definition of “unfair dismissal claim”

unfair dismissal claim

noun [C]
 
 
(also wrongful dismissal claim)
HR, LAW a situation in which someone who has been unfairly told to leave their job starts legal action against their former employer in order to get money from them: Her unfair dismissal claim with the Employment Tribunal was rejected, and her appeal to the Employment Appeal Tribunal was unsuccessful.bring/lodge/pursue an unfair dismissal claim Two former employees are now bringing an unfair dismissal claim against the company.
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