Loss – Mitigation of

An employee who has been dismissed by their employer and who presents a claim of Unfair Dismissal to the Industrial Tribunal has an obligation to mitigate their loss; they must take all steps necessary to seek alternative work to reduce their financial loss as a result of the dismissal.  Failure to do so could result in a reduction in their compensation.

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