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Côte d'Ivoire - Substantive requirements for dismissals


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 16.4 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons
Remarks:
  • * Art. 16.3 LC: any fair reason ("motif légitime")
    In addition see provisions on dismissal on economic grounds (art. 16.7 LC) and summary dismissal for serious misconduct (art. 16.6 LC).


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities
Remarks:
  • Art. 4 LC
    Art. 23.3 and 23.5 LC


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave
Remarks:
  • Art. 61.7 LC : prior authorization from the Labour Inspector required for the dismissal of worker's representatives.
    Art. 62.3 LC: prior authorization from the Labour Inspector required for the dismissal of trade union representatives.
    Art. 23.3 and 23.5 LC: prohibition to dismiss pregnant women and women on maternity leave.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 16.4 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons
Remarks:
  • * Art. 16.3 LC: any fair reason ("motif légitime")
    In addition see provisions on dismissal on economic grounds (art. 16.7 LC) and summary dismissal for serious misconduct (art. 16.6 LC).


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities
Remarks:
  • Art. 4 LC
    Art. 23.3 and 23.5 LC


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave
Remarks:
  • Art. 61.7 LC : prior authorization from the Labour Inspector required for the dismissal of worker's representatives.
    Art. 62.3 LC: prior authorization from the Labour Inspector required for the dismissal of trade union representatives.
    Art. 23.3 and 23.5 LC: prohibition to dismiss pregnant women and women on maternity leave.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 16.4 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons
Remarks:
  • * Art. 16.3 LC: any fair reason ("motif légitime")
    In addition see provisions on dismissal on economic grounds (art. 16.7 LC) and summary dismissal for serious misconduct (art. 16.6 LC).


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities
Remarks:
  • Art. 4 LC
    Art. 23.3 and 23.5 LC


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave
Remarks:
  • Art. 61.7 LC : prior authorization from the Labour Inspector required for the dismissal of worker's representatives.
    Art. 62.3 LC: prior authorization from the Labour Inspector required for the dismissal of trade union representatives.
    Art. 23.3 and 23.5 LC: prohibition to dismiss pregnant women and women on maternity leave.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 16.4 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons
Remarks:
  • * Art. 16.3 LC: any fair reason ("motif légitime")
    In addition see provisions on dismissal on economic grounds (art. 16.7 LC) and summary dismissal for serious misconduct (art. 16.16 LC).


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities
Remarks:
  • Art. 4 LC
    Art. 23.3 and 23.5 LC


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave
Remarks:
  • Art. 61.7 LC : prior authorization from the Labour Inspector required for the dismissal of worker's representatives.
    Art. 62.3 LC: prior authorization from the Labour Inspector required for the dismissal of trade union representatives.
    Art. 23.3 and 23.5 LC: prohibition to dismiss pregnant women and women on maternity leave.


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
Remarks:
  • Art. 16.4 LC


Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons
Remarks:
  • * Art. 16.3 LC: any fair reason ("motif légitime")
    In addition see provisions on dismissal on economic grounds (art. 16.7 LC) and summary dismissal for serious misconduct (art. 16.16 LC).


Prohibited grounds: pregnancy; maternity leave; race; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities
Remarks:
  • Art. 4 LC
    Art. 23.3 and 23.5 LC


Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave
Remarks:
  • Art. 61.7 LC : prior authorization from the Labour Inspector required for the dismissal of worker's representatives.
    Art. 23.3 and 23.5 LC: prohibition to dismiss pregnant women and women on maternity leave.