n SA Mercantile Law Journal = SA Tydskrif vir Handelsreg - Did he jump or was he pushed? Revisiting constructive dismissal : analyses

Volume 24, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1015-0099
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2185



The concept of a constructive dismissal was imported into our law from English law. Initially, the employee's resignation because of the employer's wrongdoing was compared with the common-law termination of a contract by one party because of the other's wrongful repudiation ( [1981] IRLR 347 (EAT); [2003] 10 BLLR 999 (LC) in par 47).

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