termination for cause


The dismissal of an employee for acts committed in the course of employment deemed to be in violation of company policies or civil laws such as intentional acts of fraud, embezzlement, theft, property damage, a breach of contract, disclosure of confidential information, or the willful failure to substantially perform assigned duties.

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The sales associate was issued a termination for cause because of his theft which was presumed to be valued as a loss in the thousands of dollars.

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I recently was hired by ABC Corp's marketing department and as I looked over my employment contract I worried about the termination for cause section which was quite extensive.

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Janey was found stealing money from the company over a period of three months, so when she was fired it was considered termination for cause, as stealing is against company policy.

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