When Resignation is a Dismissal

In some limited circumstances what seems to be a resignation is actually, legally, a dismissal. This might be the case where the employee has been pressurised to resign or resigns in terms of a negotiated settlement.

Read the section on Dismissing an employee – what are the risks? for information on when you might face an unfair dismissal claim and what the consequences might be if the claim was successful.

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