Meaning of “unfair dismissal claim” in the English Dictionary


"unfair dismissal claim" in Business English

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unfair dismissal claimnoun [ C ]

uk us 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.

(Definition of “unfair dismissal claim” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)