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Cyprus - Substantive requirements for dismissals


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: No

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): economic reasons; worker's conduct; worker's capacity

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; maternity leave; filing a complaint against the employer; race; colour; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; trade union membership and activities; disabilities; parental leave; participation in a lawful strike

Workers enjoying special protection: pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: No

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): economic reasons; worker's conduct; worker's capacity

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; maternity leave; filing a complaint against the employer; race; colour; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; trade union membership and activities; disabilities; parental leave; participation in a lawful strike

Workers enjoying special protection: pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: No

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): economic reasons; worker's conduct; worker's capacity

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; maternity leave; filing a complaint against the employer; race; colour; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; trade union membership and activities; disabilities; parental leave; participation in a lawful strike

Workers enjoying special protection: pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: No

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): economic reasons; worker's conduct; worker's capacity

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; maternity leave; filing a complaint against the employer; race; colour; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; trade union membership and activities; disabilities; parental leave; participation in a lawful strike

Workers enjoying special protection: pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities