dismissal


dismissal
dismissal dis‧miss‧al [dɪsˈmɪsl] noun [countable, uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES
when someone is removed from their job by their employer:

• The 11 employees would face disciplinary action, ranging from reprimand to suspension or dismissal.

• There will not be any dismissals of teachers.

conˌstructive disˈmissal HUMAN RESOURCES LAW
when someone chooses to leave their job but feels they have been forced to leave because their employer has treated them badly or asked them to do something that is not in their contract:

• If your new boss forces you to leave by deliberately making your life hell, you can claim constructive dismissal.

ˌunfair disˈmissal also ˌwrongful disˈmissal HUMAN RESOURCES LAW
when someone is unfairly removed from their job by their employer:

• Two employees complained of unfair dismissal.

• a claim of unfair dismissal

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dismissal UK US /dɪˈsmɪsəl/ noun [C or U]
HR, WORKPLACE an act of officially removing an employee from their job: »

Agency officials said the dismissals had been over performance, not politics, as critics have charged.

dismissal for sth »

The solicitor refused to discuss Hanley's dismissal for 'fundamental breaches of contract'.

dismissal of sb »

About 1,800 coal miners started an indefinite strike to protest the dismissal of 97 workers.

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Grounds for dismissal are misconduct, failure to perform, and incompetence.

LAW an act by a judge of formally stopping a trial in a court of law: »

dismissal of the case/charges/lawsuit

a statement that something or someone is not important and not worth considering: »

The chief executive gave an outright dismissal of reports that the company is facing financial difficulties.

See also CONSTRUCTIVE DISMISSAL(Cf. constructive dismissal), UNFAIR DISMISSAL(Cf. ↑unfair dismissal), WRONGFUL DISMISSAL(Cf. ↑wrongful dismissal)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • dismissal — dis·mis·sal n 1: removal from a position or service 2 a: the termination of an action or claim usu. before the presentation of evidence by the defendant in·vol·un·tary dismissal 1: the dismissal of an action by the court because of the plaintiff… …   Law dictionary

  • Dismissal — or dismissed may refer to: Dismissal In litigation, a dismissal is the result of a successful motion to dismiss. See motion (legal) Termination of employment, the end of an employee s duration with an employer Dismissal (employment), termination… …   Wikipedia

  • dismissal — the termination of a bankruptcy proceeding. The bankruptcy court can dismiss a case if it deems that the debtor or three creditors should not have filed or that a plan can never be formulated (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms) An order… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • Dismissal — Dis*miss al, n. Dismission; discharge. [1913 Webster] Officeholders were commanded faithfully to enforce it, upon pain of immediate dismissal. Motley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dismissal — 1806, formed on model of refusal, etc., from DISMISS (Cf. dismiss) + AL (Cf. al) (2); replacing earlier dismission (1540s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • dismissal — [n] release adjournment, banishment, bounce, brush off, cold shoulder*, congé, deportation, deposal, deposition, discharge, dislodgment, displacement, dispossession, dissolution, door*, end, eviction, exile, exorcism, expatriation, expulsion,… …   New thesaurus

  • dismissal — [dismish′əndis mis′əl] n. 1. a dismissing or being dismissed 2. an order for the dismissing of someone: Also Archaic dismission [dismish′ən] …   English World dictionary

  • dismissal — noun 1 from a job ADJECTIVE ▪ automatic, immediate, instant (esp. BrE), summary ▪ His attack on the manager led to his instant dismissal. ▪ constructive (BrE), unfair …   Collocations dictionary

  • dismissal — An order or judgment finally disposing of an action, suit, motion, etc., without trial of the issues involved. Such may be either voluntary or involuntary. Fed.R. Civil P. 41. A release or discharge from employment. @ involuntary dismissal Under… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dismissal — An order or judgment finally disposing of an action, suit, motion, etc., without trial of the issues involved. Such may be either voluntary or involuntary. Fed.R. Civil P. 41. A release or discharge from employment. @ involuntary dismissal Under… …   Black's law dictionary