Wrongful Dismissal Damages – Employment Law Blog

Posted June 30th, 2017 in damages, news, wrongful dismissal by tracey

‘It is established law that (1) the doctrine of mitigation of loss by way of avoided loss applies to claims for damages for breach of contract by way of wrongful dismissal from employment, (2) this means that there must be deducted amounts that the employee earned or should have earned in substituted alternative employment, and (3) such amounts are capable of encompassing benefits in kind, but (4) this is subject to the important qualification that the benefit must not be too remote. Lavarack v Woods of Colchester [1967] 1 QB 278 is an illustration of these propositions.’

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Employment Law Blog, 29th June 2017

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