An employment relationship is a relationship built upon mutual trust. Courts and tribunals have long held that when an employee violates that trust, the employer is justified in ending the relationship, for cause, and without notice.
Employers normally have the right to expect that instructions to employees will be faithfully carried out. But what happens when the employer asks that employees do something dodgy or potentially illegal? What would you do when faced with an employer request you felt might not be within the law?
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