constructive discharge

Definition of "constructive discharge"
  1. An employment situation where the employee resigns due to unbearable working conditions that would cause any rational person in the same circumstances to resign. In the context of a lawsuit related to discrimination or harassment, this situation is treated the same as any other physical employment action
How to use "constructive discharge" in a sentence
  1. Because of the toxic environment, the employee filed a lawsuit claiming constructive discharge.
  2. If the manager continues to behave this way, we might face a case of constructive discharge.
  3. She resigned due to the constant bullying from her coworkers, a clear instance of constructive discharge.

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