Definition of after–acquired evidence
: evidence of an employee's wrongdoing that is discovered by an employer after the employee's termination but that could have been the basis for termination An employer can rely on after-acquired evidence of resume fraud as a complete defense only if it can prove that the employee's concealment undermined the very basis on which he or she was hired. — National Law Journal, 30 June 1997
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