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Burkina Faso - Types of employment contracts


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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 6 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 42 LC. The probationary period varies according to the category of workers. It amounts to:
    *8 days for workers paid on a hourly or daily basis;
    *3 months for executives, technicians and similar positions;
    *1 month for the other workers.
    It can be renewed once.

    The reference to 6 months above corresponds to the probationary period for executives, technicians (3 months) renewed once.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 49 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 52 LC: no limitation for renewals, except in cases of abuses.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • No specified limitation concerning the maximum cumulative duration. However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
      Note that a single fixed-term contract can not be concluded for more than 24 months for national workers and 36 months for foreign workers.
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 6 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 42 LC. The probationary period varies according to the category of workers. It amounts to:
    *8 days for workers paid on a hourly or daily basis;
    *3 months for executives, technicians and similar positions;
    *1 month for the other workers.
    It can be renewed once.

    The reference to 6 months above corresponds to the probationary period for executives, technicians (3 months) renewed once.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 49 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 52 LC: no limitation.
      However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • No specified limitation concerning the maximum cumulative duration. However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
      Note that a single fixed-term contract can not be concluded for more than 24 months for national workers or 36 months for foreign workers.
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 6 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 42 LC. The probationary period varies according to the category of workers. It amounts to:
    *8 days for workers paid on a hourly or daily basis;
    *3 months for executives, technicians and similar positions;
    *1 month for the other workers.
    It can be renewed once.

    The reference to 6 months above corresponds to the probationary period for executives, technicians (3 months) renewed once.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 49 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 52 LC: no limitation.
      However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • No specified limitation concerning the maximum cumulative duration. However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
      Note that a single fixed-term contract can not be concluded for more than 24 months for national workers or 36 months for foreign workers.
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 6 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 42 LC. The probationary period varies according to the category of workers. It amounts to:
    *8 days for workers paid on a hourly or daily basis;
    *3 months for executives, technicians and similar positions;
    *1 month for the other workers.
    It can be renewed once.

    The reference to 6 months above corresponds to the probationary period for executives, technicians (3 months) renewed once.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 49 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 52 LC: no limitation.
      However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • No specified limitation concerning the maximum cumulative duration. However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
      Note that a single fixed-term contract can not be concluded for more than 24 months for national workers or 36 months for foreign workers.
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 6 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 42 LC. The probationary period varies according to the category of workers. It amounts to:
    *8 days for workers paid on a hourly or daily basis;
    *3 months for executives, technicians and similar positions;
    *1 month for the other workers.
    It can be renewed once.

    The reference to 6 months above corresponds to the probationary period for executives, technicians (3 months) renewed once.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 49 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 52 LC: no limitation.
      However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • No specified limitation concerning the maximum cumulative duration. However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
      Note that a single fixed-term contract can not be concluded for more than 24 months for national workers or 36 months for foreign workers.
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 6 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 42 LC. The probationary period varies according to the category of workers. It amounts to:
    *8 days for workers paid on a hourly or daily basis;
    *3 months for executives, technicians and similar positions;
    *1 month for the other workers.
    It can be renewed once.

    The reference to 6 months above corresponds to the probationary period for executives, technicians (3 months) renewed once.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 49 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 52 LC: no limitation.
      However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • No specified limitation concerning the maximum cumulative duration. However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
      Note that a single fixed-term contract can not be concluded for more than 24 months for national workers or 36 months for foreign workers.
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 6 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 42 LC. The probationary period varies according to the category of workers. It amounts to:
    *8 days for workers paid on a hourly or daily basis;
    *3 months for executives, technicians and similar positions;
    *1 month for the other workers.
    It can be renewed once.

    The reference to 6 months above corresponds to the probationary period for executives, technicians (3 months) renewed once.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 49 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 52 LC: no limitation.
      However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • No specified limitation concerning the maximum cumulative duration. However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
      Note that a single fixed-term contract can not be concluded for more than 24 months for national workers or 36 months for foreign workers.
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 6 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 42 LC. The probationary period varies according to the category of workers. It amounts to:
    *8 days for workers paid on a hourly or daily basis;
    *3 months for executives, technicians and similar positions;
    *1 month for the other workers.
    It can be renewed once.

    The reference to 6 months above corresponds to the probationary period for executives, technicians (3 months) renewed once.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 49 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 52 LC: no limitation.
      However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • No specified limitation concerning the maximum cumulative duration. However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
      Note that a single fixed-term contract can not be concluded for more than 24 months for national workers or 36 months for foreign workers.
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 6 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 42 LC. The probationary period varies according to
    the category of workers:
    It amounts to:
    *8 days for workers paid on a hourly or daily basis,
    *3 months for executives, technicians and similar positions,
    *1 month for the other workers.
    It can be renewed once.
    (6 months = probationary period for executives, technicians (...) renewed once)

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 49 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 52 LC: no limitation.
      However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • No specified limitation concerning the maximum cumulative duration. However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
      Note that a single fixed-term contract can not be concluded for more than 24 months for national workers or 36 months for foreign workers.
+ show references

Maximum probationary (trial) period: 6 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 42 LC. The probationary period varies according to
    the category of workers:
    It amounts to:
    *8 days for workers paid on a hourly or daily basis,
    *3 months for executives, technicians and similar positions,
    *1 month for the other workers.
    It can be renewed once.
    (6 months = probationary period for executives, technicians (...) renewed once)

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 49 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 52 LC: no limitation.
      However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • No specified limitation concerning the maximum cumulative duration. However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
      Note that a single fixed-term contract can not be concluded for more than 24 months for national workers or 36 months for foreign workers.
+ show references

Maximum probationary (trial) period: 6 month(s)

Remarks:
  • Art. 42 LC. The probationary period varies according to
    the category of workers:
    It amounts to:
    *8 days for workers paid on a hourly or daily basis,
    *3 months for executives, technicians and similar positions,
    *1 month for the other workers.
    It can be renewed once.
    (6 months = probationary period for executives, technicians (...) renewed once)

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 49 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 52 LC: no limitation.
      However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • No specified limitation concerning the maximum cumulative duration. However, if the competent court rules that the number of successive FTC is excessive, the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite duration, except in some specific situations: art. 54 LC.
      Note that a single fixed-term contract can not be concluded for more than 24 months for national workers and 36 months for foreign workers.