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Lesotho - Substantive requirements for dismissals


Substantive requirements for dismissals (justified and prohibited grounds) - Lesotho - 2019    

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes

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

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; filing a complaint against the employer; race; colour; sex; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; trade union membership and activities; lawfully taking leave; HIV status

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave