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Armenia - Substantive requirements for dismissals

Substantive requirements for dismissals (justified and prohibited grounds) - Armenia - 2018    

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
  • Art. 115 LC

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons
  • Art. 113 LC

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; filing a complaint against the employer; temporary work injury or illness; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; language; participation in a lawful strike; lawfully taking leave
  • Art. 114 LC

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers on temporary leave following an occupational disease or a work injury
  • Art. 119 provides that any elected representative of workers may be dismissed only with the authorization by the representative body of workers.

    On temporary work incapacity, see art. 118 LC