Constructive dismissal is when someone has resigned from his or her job having felt that they had no choice but to do so as a result of the behaviour of their employer, or the way the employer has treated them
An example of constructive dismissal is when an employer has bullied an employee persistently over a period of time.
However, constructive dismissal does not have to be due to persistent bad treatment, a single event could be enough if it was sufficiently severe
At Hoole & Co. we deal with all types of employment law cases. We represent employees and employers, so whichever side of the dispute you are on, we can help.
To claim constructive dismissal, an employee must be able to show that:
- They were mistreated in breach of the employer’s duty of trust and confidence
- That the breach was serious, resulting in the employee resigning
- That the employee resigned because of that breach
Specialist advice should always be sought when dealing with a constructive dismissal matter. Please contact us today to speak to an experienced Solicitor.