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Employee fired after demanding justice for dead colleague

There are a number of factors that may contribute to an employee’s dismissal. This could be because they are a continuous underperformer and routinely fail to meet deadlines, they show signs of toxicity or go against company policy. All of these reasons are sufficient grounds for letting an employee go.

However, when it comes to speaking out about an incident that took place in the workplace, should HR get involved and take action? Of course, if an employee is spouting workplace secrets without hesitation, HR has a duty to step in, but when an employee speaks out about a colleague’s suicide, should that employee face dismissal?

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