wrongful discipline

Wrongful discipline is a type of employment-related claim alleging that either (1) an employee was disciplined for an infraction that did not occur, or (2) if the employee did commit the infraction, the discipline meted out for the infraction was excessive.

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Claims alleging wrongful discipline are typically covered by employment practices liability insurance policies.


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Wrongful termination is the act of terminating an employee in a manner that is against the law.