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Azerbaijan - Substantive requirements for dismissals


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 71 (3) and Art. 76 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons
Remarks:
  • Art. 70 LC

    In 2011, an amendment added employees working in a state-financed enterprises that reach working age limit to the list of Art. 70.
    (source: 17 May 2011 #127-IVQD)


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; parental leave; state of health
Remarks:
  • Art 79(1) LC: Pregnant women, single parent, people raising children under the age of 3, workers who temporarily lost an ability to work, workers with diabetes or scattered sclerosis, members of a trade union or political party, workers with limited health capabilities under the age of 18 or with a severe disability, during negotiations of collective bargaining.

    Prohibited ground for a dismissal on the basis of race, sex, religion, together with other grounds are listed in Art. 16(1) LC on “Non-discrimination in labour relations”.ns”.


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers performing military/alternative service; minors
Remarks:
  • Art. 80 LC provides that the employer has to ask the authorization of the trade union to dismiss any member of the trade union.

    Art. 255 prohibits the dismissal of workers under 18 for the lack of professional competency.

    Art. 77 LC provides protections for workers performing military/alternative service.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 71 (3) and Art. 76 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons
Remarks:
  • Art. 70 LC

    In 2011, an amendment added employees working in a state-financed enterprises that reach working age limit to the list of Art. 70.
    (source: 17 May 2011 #127-IVQD)


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; parental leave; state of health
Remarks:
  • Art 79(1) LC: Pregnant women, single parent, people raising children under the age of 3, workers who temporarily lost an ability to work, workers with diabetes or scattered sclerosis, members of a trade union or political party, workers with limited health capabilities under the age of 18 or with a severe disability, during negotiations of collective bargaining.

    Prohibited ground for a dismissal on the basis of race, sex, religion, together with other grounds are listed in Art. 16(1) LC on “Non-discrimination in labour relations”.


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers performing military/alternative service; minors
Remarks:
  • Art. 80 LC provides that the employer has to ask the authorization of the trade union to dismiss any member of the trade union.

    Art. 255 prohibits the dismissal of workers under 18 for the lack of professional competency.

    Art. 77 LC provides protections for workers performing military/alternative service.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 71 (3) and Art. 76 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons
Remarks:
  • Art. 70 LC

    In 2011, an amendment added employees working in a state-financed enterprises that reach working age limit to the list of Art. 70.
    (source: 17 May 2011 #127-IVQD)


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; parental leave; state of health
Remarks:
  • Art 79(1) LC: Pregnant women, single parent, people raising children under the age of 3, workers who temporarily lost an ability to work, workers with diabetes or scattered sclerosis, members of a trade union or political party, workers with limited health capabilities under the age of 18 or with a severe disability, during negotiations of collective bargaining.

    Prohibited ground for a dismissal on the basis of race, sex, religion, together with other grounds are listed in Art. 16(1) LC on “Non-discrimination in labour relations”.


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers performing military/alternative service; minors
Remarks:
  • Art. 80 LC provides that the employer has to ask the authorization of the trade union to dismiss any member of the trade union.

    Art. 255 prohibits the dismissal of workers under 18 for the lack of professional competency.

    Art. 77 LC provides protections for workers performing military/alternative service.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 71 (3) and Art. 76 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons
Remarks:
  • Art. 70 LC

    In 2011, an amendment added employees working in a state-financed enterprises that reach working age limit to the list of Art. 70.
    (source: 17 May 2011 #127-IVQD)


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; parental leave; state of health
Remarks:
  • Art 79(1) LC: Pregnant women, single parent, people raising children under the age of 3, workers who temporarily lost an ability to work, workers with diabetes or scattered sclerosis, members of a trade union or political party, workers with limited health capabilities under the age of 18 or with a severe disability, during negotiations of collective bargaining.

    Prohibited ground for a dismissal on the basis of race, sex, religion, together with other grounds are listed in Art. 16(1) LC on “Non-discrimination in labour relations”.


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers performing military/alternative service; minors
Remarks:
  • Art. 80 LC provides that the employer has to ask the authorization of the trade union to dismiss any member of the trade union.

    Art. 255 prohibits the dismissal of workers under 18 for the lack of professional competency.

    Art. 77 LC provides protections for workers performing military/alternative service.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 71 (3) and Art. 76 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons
Remarks:
  • Art. 70 LC

    In 2011, an amendment added employees working in a state-financed enterprises that reach working age limit to the list of Art. 70.
    (source: 17 May 2011 #127-IVQD)


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; parental leave; state of health
Remarks:
  • Art 79(1) LC: Pregnant women, single parent, people raising children under the age of 3, workers who temporarily lost an ability to work, workers with diabetes or scattered sclerosis, members of a trade union or political party, workers with limited health capabilities under the age of 18 or with a severe disability, during negotiations of collective bargaining.

    Prohibited ground for a dismissal on the basis of race, sex, religion, together with other grounds are listed in Art. 16(1) LC on “Non-discrimination in labour relations”.


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers performing military/alternative service; minors
Remarks:
  • Art. 80 LC provides that the employer has to ask the authorization of the trade union to dismiss any member of the trade union.

    Art. 255 prohibits the dismissal of workers under 18 for the lack of professional competency.

    Art. 77 LC provides protections for workers performing military/alternative service.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 71 (3) and Art. 76 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons
Remarks:
  • Art. 70 LC

    In 2011, an amendment added employees working in a state-financed enterprises that reach working age limit to the list of Art. 70.
    (source: 17 May 2011 #127-IVQD)


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; parental leave; state of health
Remarks:
  • Art 79(1) LC: Pregnant women, single parent, people raising children under the age of 3, workers who temporarily lost an ability to work, workers with diabetes or scattered sclerosis, members of a trade union or political party, workers with limited health capabilities under the age of 18 or with a severe disability, during negotiations of collective bargaining.

    Prohibited ground for a dismissal on the basis of race, sex, religion, together with other grounds are listed in Art. 16(1) LC on “Non-discrimination in labour relations”.


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers performing military/alternative service; minors
Remarks:
  • Art. 80 LC - the employer has to ask the authorization of the trade union to dismiss any member of the trade union.

    Art. 255 prohibits the dismissal of workers under 18 for the lack of professional competency.

    The source for workers protection performing military/alternative service is in Article 77 LC.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 71 (3) and Art. 76 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons
Remarks:
  • Art. 70 LC

    In 2011, an amendment added employees working in a state-financed enterprises that reach working age limit to the list of Art. 70.
    (source: 17 May 2011 #127-IVQD)


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; parental leave; state of health
Remarks:
  • Art 79(1) LC: Pregnant women, single parent, people raising children under the age of 3, workers who temporarily lost an ability to work, workers with diabetes or scattered sclerosis, members of a trade union or political party, workers with limited health capabilities under the age of 18 or with a severe disability, during negotiations of collective bargaining.

    Prohibited ground for a dismissal on the basis of race, sex, religion, together with other grounds are listed in Art. 16(1) LC on “Non-discrimination in labour relations”.


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers performing military/alternative service; minors
Remarks:
  • Art. 80 LC - the employer has to ask the authorization of the trade union to dismiss any member of the trade union.

    Art. 255 prohibits the dismissal of workers under 18 for the lack of professional competency.

    The source for workers protection performing military/alternative service is in Article 77 LC.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 71 (3) and Art. 76 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons
Remarks:
  • Art. 70 LC

    In 2011, an amendment added employees working in a state-financed enterprises that reach working age limit to the list of Art. 70.
    (source: 17 May 2011 #127-IVQD)


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; parental leave; state of health
Remarks:
  • Art 79(1) LC: Pregnant women, single parent, people raising children under the age of 3, workers who temporarily lost an ability to work, workers with diabetes or scattered sclerosis, members of a trade union or political party, workers with limited health capabilities under the age of 18 or with a severe disability, during negotiations of collective bargaining.

    Prohibited ground for a dismissal on the basis of race, sex, religion, together with other grounds are listed in Art. 16(1) LC on “Non-discrimination in labour relations”.


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers performing military/alternative service; minors
Remarks:
  • Art. 80 LC - the employer has to ask the authorization of the trade union to dismiss any member of the trade union.

    Art. 255 prohibits the dismissal of workers under 18 for the lack of professional competency.

    The source for workers protection performing military/alternative service is in Article 77 LC.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 71 (3) and Art. 76 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons
Remarks:
  • Art. 70 LC

    In 2011, an amendment added employees working in a state-financed enterprises that reach working age limit to the list of Art. 70.
    (source: 17 May 2011 #127-IVQD)


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; parental leave; state of health
Remarks:
  • Art 79(1) LC: Pregnant women, single parent, people raising children under the age of 3, workers who temporarily lost an ability to work, workers with diabetes or scattered sclerosis, members of a trade union or political party, workers with limited health capabilities under the age of 18 or with a severe disability, during negotiations of collective bargaining.

    Prohibited ground for a dismissal on the basis of race, sex, religion, together with other grounds are listed in Art. 16(1) LC on “Non-discrimination in labour relations”.


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers performing military/alternative service; minors
Remarks:
  • Art. 80 LC - the employer has to ask the authorization of the trade union to dismiss any member of the trade union.

    Art. 255 prohibits the dismissal of workers under 18 for the lack of professional competency.

    The source for workers protection performing military/alternative service is in Article 77 LC.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 71 (3) and Art. 76 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons
Remarks:
  • Art. 70 LC



Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; parental leave; state of health
Remarks:
  • Art 79(1) LC: pregnant women, single parent and other breadwinners people raising children under the age of 3, workers who temporarily lost their ability to work, workers with diabetes or scattered sclerosis, member of the trade union or political party, workers with limited health capabilities under the age of 18 or with severe disability, during negotiations of collective bargaining.

    Prohibited ground for a dismissal on the basis of race, sex, religion, together with other grounds are listed in Article 16(1) LC on “Inadmissibility of discrimination in labour relations”


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers performing military/alternative service; minors
Remarks:
  • Art. 80 LC - the employer has to ask the authorization of the trade union to dismiss any member of the trade union.

    Art. 255 prohibits the dismissal of workers under 18 for the lack of professional competency.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 71 (3) and Art. 76 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons
Remarks:
  • Art. 70 LC


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; parental leave; state of health
Remarks:
  • Art. 79 LC on the prohibited grounds for dismissals in all cases, except in case of the liquidation of the enterprise.

    Art. 16 LC provides a general prohibition of any discrimination on several grounds, including citizenship, sex, race, nationality, language, place of residence, economic standing, social origin, age, family circumstances, religion, political views, affiliation with trade unions or-other public associations, professional standing, beliefs, or other factors unrelated to the professional qualifications, job performance, or professional skills of the employees.


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers performing military/alternative service; minors
Remarks:
  • Art. 80 LC - the employer has to ask the authorization of the trade union to dismiss any member of the trade union.

    Art. 255 prohibits the dismissal of workers under 18 for the lack of professional competency.