Labour Code [LC] (Act No 3/94 of 21 Nov. 94, as amended by Act n°12/2000 of 12 Oct. 2000) (Code du travail - in French only) Date: 12 Oct 2000; view website » (view in NATLEX»)
Order No. 018/PR/2010, amending some provisions of the Labour Code (Ordonnance n° 018/PR/2010 du 25 février 2010 portant modification de certaines dispositions du Code du Travail de la République gabonaise - in French only) Date: 25 Feb 2010 (view in NATLEX»)
Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes
- Dismissal based on personal reasons: Art. 51 LC, as amended in 2010 by Order No. 018/PR/2010. - Economic dismissal (consultation procedure): Art. 59 LC.
Valid grounds (justified dismissal): any fair reasons
Art. 50 LC.
Prohibited grounds: 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
Art. 8 LC on non-discrimination. Art. 74 LC on unfair dismissals. Art. 170 LC on pregnant women.
Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave