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Dismissal for poor performance: recent Supreme Court decision

April 2011 - Corporate & Commercial . Legal Developments by Portolano Colella Cavallo Studio Legale.

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April 5, 2011
By Andrea Gangemi and Lucia Ceccarelli

Recent case law In Decision 24361, which was issued on December 1 2010, the Labour Section of the Supreme Court stated that an employer may dismiss an employee for poor performance even if the employee in question has not committed a gross violation of his or her duty of diligence.


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