The Faithless Servant Doctrine

By Mark Goidell, Esq.
Nassau Lawyer
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One of the most draconian remedies in our jurisprudence arises in claims that employees violate their duty of loyalty to their employers by faithless misconduct. The faithless servant doctrine provides for the forfeiture of employee compensation during the period of disloyalty. “An employee ‘forfeits his right to compensation for serviced rendered by him if he proves disloyal.'” Continue reading