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Dismissals for SOSR

13 September 2016

“Some other substantial reason” (“SOSR”) is one of the potentially fair reasons for dismissing an employee.

“Some other substantial reason” (“SOSR”) is one of the potentially fair reasons for dismissing an employee.  It can cover a wide variety of situations and can be a very useful tool for employers in unusual situations, although there are some limits on when it can be used.

This inbrief looks at the various circumstances in which SOSR might be used as a fair reason to justify a dismissal.

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