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Syrian Arab Republic - Types of employment contracts


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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 3 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 49 LL.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
    Remarks:
    • Art. 50 and 54 LL
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 50 LL.
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 54 LL.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 5 year(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 54 LL: "Fixed-term employment contracts shall automatically lapse at expiry date thereof. However, they may be extended by express mutual agreement for a specified term or additional terms. Whenever the initial and extended terms of the contract exceed five years, the employment contract shall become a contract with an unspecified term, provided that aggregate interruptions during such period do not exceed four months".
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 3 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 49 LL.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
    Remarks:
    • Art. 50 and 54 LL
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 50 LL.
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 54 LL.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 5 year(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 54 LL: "Fixed-term employment contracts shall automatically lapse at expiry date thereof. However, they may be extended by express mutual agreement for a specified term or additional terms. Whenever the initial and extended terms of the contract exceed five years, the employment contract shall become a contract with an unspecified term, provided that aggregate interruptions during such period do not exceed four months".
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 3 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 49 LL.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
    Remarks:
    • Art. 50 and 54 LL
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 50 LL.
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 54 LL.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 5 year(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 54 LL: "Fixed-term employment contracts shall automatically lapse at expiry date thereof. However, they may be extended by express mutual agreement for a specified term or additional terms. Whenever the initial and extended terms of the contract exceed five years, the employment contract shall become a contract with an unspecified term, provided that aggregate interruptions during such period do not exceed four months".
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 3 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 49 LL.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
    Remarks:
    • Art. 50 and 54 LL
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 50 LL.
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 54 LL.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 5 year(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 54 LL: "Fixed-term employment contracts shall automatically lapse at expiry date thereof. However, they may be extended by express mutual agreement for a specified term or additional terms. Whenever the initial and extended terms of the contract exceed five years, the employment contract shall become a contract with an unspecified term, provided that aggregate interruptions during such period do not exceed four months".