Computer programmer's disloyal conduct
27 April 2016
It was justified to summarily dismiss an employee due to the fact that he had performed work for other companies without prior approval from his own employer. The employee had thus neglected his loyalty duty and the fact that the employer was not aware of the full extent of the work performed by the employee until after the summary dismissal could not lead to another result. Moreover, the employer was awarded compensation due to the employee's negligence. - Judgment of 12 April 2016 from the Danish Western High Court.
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