We represented a large automotive employer in a dispute with a former employee challenging the effectiveness of a termination notice received. The court of first instance upheld the law firm’s arguments and dismissed the employee’s claim, ruling in favour of the employer. The axis of the dispute was the issue of concreteness and topicality of the reasons for termination presented by the employer. The court held that the legitimacy of the termination of the employment contract may be determined by the sum of the employee’s failures even if they are of minor importance. The court also agreed with the employer that the reasons for termination may be made more specific by the employer not only in writing, but also during a conversation with the employee during which the termination notice is handed in.
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