Fired for one’s character - Wrongful? Not necessarily!
When an employee has a difficult character, the collaboration with colleagues and the employer is quickly altered. Before dismissing the employee for this reason, the employer must take certain measures to avoid the risk of a wrongful dismissal.
In principle, the employment contract can be terminated without any particular reason. However, a dismissal may be qualified as wrongful if it is given for a reason inherent to the employee's personality.
This article develops the following themes:
- difficult character and bad repercussion on the company's climate
- practical cases
- freedom to terminate
- dismissal for a reason inherent to the employee's personality
- hardship and wrongful dismissal
- measures to be taken before the dismissal