Gross Breach of Obligation as Grounds for Termination of Employment Contract

Tornike Kapanadze

Abstract


One of the most problematic issues in employment relationships is the termination of employment contract. The Labour Code of Georgia provides for exhaustive list of grounds for termination of an employment contract. This article focuses on one of the grounds of termination of an employment contract, which provides for termination of an employment contract due to gross breach of obligation by an employee imposed thereon by an individual employment contract or collective agreement or/and internal labour regulations. Despite the statutory possibility of termination of an employment contract under the grounds concerned, the practical application of this normative stipulation is associated with certain difficulties. The article offers the overview of circumstances, which should be taken into account and evaluated upon termination of an employment contract on the grounds of breach of obligation.


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