Wrongful Termination Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Wrongful Termination, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Wrongful Termination?

(n) When an employee is terminated from his services without adequate reasons warranting such termination or terminated against the standing rules of the organization and law of land or the agreement having with the employee in force, then such terminations are called wrongful termination. In such cases the employee can sue the employer for reinstatement or for compensation for the loss occurred to him.