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(6) Self-dismissal

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(6)     Self-dismissal

One further question may be raised: if a repudiation on the part of the employer can sometimes cause an automatic termination of the contract, without any need for acceptance on the part of the employee, can a repudiation by the employee ever have the same effect? Can an employee break his contract in such a way that the breach itself discharges the contract, without any need for acceptance on the part of the employer—so that the employee 'dismisses himself' by his breach? There are decisions and dicta to the effect that the employee can so dismiss himself (Kallinos

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