Daily Archive: September 23, 2014

Insulting a superior may not always justify an extraordinary dismissal

In a judgment dated July 24, 2014, the Higher Regional Court Rheinland-Pfalz (Landesarbeitsgericht, LAG; docket number: 5 Sa 55/14) held the dismissal of an employee who insulted his boss behind his back invalid. The employee, who was born in 1962, had worked for the defendant first as a temporary member of staff between 2010 and …

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