Daily Archive: November 6, 2014

Does a firm handshake justify a dismissal for cause with immediate effect?

According to the Higher Regional Court Hessen (Landesarbeitsgericht, LAG; docket number: 14 Sa 776/13) a firm handshake causing harm to a superior does not always justify a dismissal for cause with immediate effect. In the case at hand, the plaintiff and a colleague had a long-term love affair until she became the immediate superior of …

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