Test yourself

Fill in the gaps in the text. Write one word each time.

Unfair dismissal
Unfair dismissal is where the employer (1 p.) the employee (or forces them to leave) without good reason or fails to follow fair dismissal procedures.​
A dismissal could be automatically unfair if the employee is dismissed because they tried to claim one of their statutory employment (1 p.) . In most cases they need at least a year's service before they can make an unfair dismissal (1 p.) .​

Wrongful dismissal
Wrongful dismissal is when the employer (1 p.) the contract in dismissing the employee or forcing them to leave. For example, they could dismiss the employee without (1 p.) or without following their disciplinary and dismissal (1 p.) .​

Constructive dismissal
Constructive dismissal occurs when the employee is forced to resign because their employer's behaviour has become so heinous or it made their life so difficult that they may consider themselves to have been fired. The employee must prove that the behaviour was unlawful. The reason for leaving your job must be serious - there must be a (1 p.) breach of contract, e.g.:​
• not paying the employee or suddenly (1 p.) , which is the oppositie of promoting, for no reason ​
• forcing the employee to accept unreasonable changes to the (1 p.) of employment without their agreement (e.g. suddenly telling them to (1 p.) to another town, or making them work night (1 p.) when the contract is only for day work) ​
• bullying, harassment or violence against the employee by work colleagues
• making the employee work in dangerous conditions.