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Cameroon - Types of employment contracts


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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 8 month(s)

Remarks:
  • *Art. 28 LC
    The probationary period cannot exceed 6 months including renewal, except for managerial staff for whom it can be extended to 8 months.

    See also: Arrêté n° 017/MTPS/SG/CJ du 26 mai 1993 fixant la durée maximale et les modalités de l'engagement à l'essai.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: 2
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a) LC
      Exceptions:
      *Are not renewable contracts concluded for the execution of a specified task and contract which termination is subject to the occurrence of a future but certain event;
      * Are renewable without limitation contracts of temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 48 month(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a): maximum 2 years renewable once.
      *This limitation does not however apply to temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 8 month(s)

Remarks:
  • *Art. 28 LC
    The probationary period cannot exceed 6 months including renewal, except for managerial staff for whom it can be extended to 8 months.

    See also: Arrêté n° 017/MTPS/SG/CJ du 26 mai 1993 fixant la durée maximale et les modalités de l'engagement à l'essai.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: 2
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a) LC
      Exceptions:
      *Are not renewable contracts concluded for the execution of a specified task and contract which termination is subject to the occurrence of a future but certain event;
      * Are renewable without limitation contracts of temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 48 month(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a): maximum 2 years renewable once.
      *This limitation does not however apply to temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 8 month(s)

Remarks:
  • *Art. 28 LC
    The probationary period cannot exceed 6 months including renewal, except for managerial staff for whom it can be extended to 8 months.

    See also: Arrêté n° 017/MTPS/SG/CJ du 26 mai 1993 fixant la durée maximale et les modalités de l'engagement à l'essai.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: 2
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a) LC
      Exceptions:
      *Are not renewable contracts concluded for the execution of a specified task and contract which termination is subject to the occurrence of a future but certain event;
      * Are renewable without limitation contracts of temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 48 month(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a): maximum 2 years renewable once.
      *This limitation does not however apply to temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 8 month(s)

Remarks:
  • *Art. 28 LC
    The probationary period cannot exceed 6 months including renewal, except for managerial staff for whom it can be extended to 8 months.

    See also: Arrêté n° 017/MTPS/SG/CJ du 26 mai 1993 fixant la durée maximale et les modalités de l'engagement à l'essai.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: 2
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a) LC
      Exceptions:
      *Are not renewable contracts concluded for the execution of a specified task and contract which termination is subject to the occurrence of a future but certain event;
      * Are renewable without limitation contracts of temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 48 month(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a): maximum 2 years renewable once.
      *This limitation does not however apply to temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 8 month(s)

Remarks:
  • *Art. 28 LC
    The probationary period cannot exceed 6 months including renewal, except for managerial staff for whom it can be extended to 8 months.

    See also: Arrêté n° 017/MTPS/SG/CJ du 26 mai 1993 fixant la durée maximale et les modalités de l'engagement à l'essai.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: 2
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a) LC
      Exceptions:
      *Are not renewable contracts concluded for the execution of a specified task and contract which termination is subject to the occurrence of a future but certain event;
      * Are renewable without limitation contracts of temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 48 month(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a): maximum 2 years renewable once.
      *This limitation does not however apply to temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 8 month(s)

Remarks:
  • *Art. 28 LC
    The probationary period cannot exceed 6 months including renewal, except for managerial staff for whom it can be extended to 8 months.

    See also: Arrêté n° 017/MTPS/SG/CJ du 26 mai 1993 fixant la durée maximale et les modalités de l'engagement à l'essai.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: 2
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a) LC
      Exceptions:
      *Are not renewable contracts concluded for the execution of a specified task and contract which termination is subject to the occurrence of a future but certain event;
      * Are renewable without limitation contracts of temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 48 month(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a): maximum 2 years renewable once.
      *This limitation does not however apply to temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 8 month(s)

Remarks:
  • *Art. 28 LC
    The probationary period cannot exceed 6 months including renewal, except for managerial staff for whom it can be extended to 8 months.

    See also: Arrêté n° 017/MTPS/SG/CJ du 26 mai 1993 fixant la durée maximale et les modalités de l'engagement à l'essai.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: 2
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a) LC
      Exceptions:
      *Are not renewable contracts concluded for the execution of a specified task and contract which termination is subject to the occurrence of a future but certain event;
      * Are renewable without limitation contracts of temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 48 month(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a): maximum 2 years renewable once.
      *This limitation does not however apply to temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 8 month(s)

Remarks:
  • *Art. 2 of the Order N°017/MTPS/SG/CJ of 26 May 1993. The duration varies between 15 days and 4 months according to the professional category of the worker.
    Reference is made to a number of categories divided in 4 groups. However, no information could be found on which workers were included in each category.

    *Art. 26 LC
    The probationary period cannot exceed 6 months including renewal, except for managerial staff for whom it can be extended to 8 months.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: 2
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a) LC
      Exceptions:
      *Are not renewable contracts concluded for the execution of a specified task and contract which termination is subject to the occurrence of a future but certain event;
      * Are renewable without limitation contracts of temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 48 month(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a): maximum 2 years renewable once.
      *This limitation does not however apply to temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 8 month(s)

Remarks:
  • *Art. 2 of the Order N°017/MTPS/SG/CJ of 26 May 1993. The duration varies between 15 days and 4 months according to the professional category of the worker.
    Reference is made to a number of categories divided in 4 groups. However, no information could be found on which workers were included in each category.

    *Art. 26 LC
    The probationary period cannot exceed 6 months including renewal, except for managerial staff for whom it can be extended to 8 months.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: 2
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a) LC
      Exceptions:
      *Are not renewable contracts concluded for the execution of a specified task and contract which termination is subject to the occurrence of a future but certain event;
      * Are renewable without limitation contracts of temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 48 month(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a): maximum 2 years renewable once.
      *This limitation does not however apply to temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 8 month(s)

Remarks:
  • *Art. 2 of the Order N°017/MTPS/SG/CJ of 26 May 1993. The duration varies between 15 days and 4 months according to the professional category of the worker.
    Reference is made to a number of categories divided in 4 groups. However, no information could be found on which workers were included in each category.

    *Art. 26 LC
    The probationary period cannot exceed 6 months including renewal, except for managerial staff for whom it can be extended to 8 months.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: 2
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a) LC
      Exceptions:
      *Are not renewable contracts concluded for the execution of a specified task and contract which termination is subject to the occurrence of a future but certain event;
      * Are renewable without limitation contracts of temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 48 month(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a): maximum 2 years renewable once.
      *This limitation does not however apply to temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
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Maximum probationary (trial) period: 8 month(s)

Remarks:
  • *Art. 2 of the Order N°017/MTPS/SG/CJ of 26 May 1993. The duration varies between 15 days and 4 months according to the professional category of the worker.
    Reference is made to a number of categories divided in 4 groups. However, no information could be found on which workers were included in each category.

    *Art. 26 LC
    The probationary period cannot exceed 6 months including renewal, except for managerial staff for whom it can be extended to 8 months.

Fixed term contract (FTC):
  • FTC regulated: Yes
  • Valid reasons for FTC use: no limitation
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 LC
  • Maximum number of successive FTCs: 2
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a) LC
      Exceptions:
      *Are not renewable contracts concluded for the execution of a specified task and contract which termination is subject to the occurrence of a future but certain event;
      * Are renewable without limitation contracts of temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)
  • Maximum cumulative duration of successive FTCs: 48 month(s)
    Remarks:
    • Art. 25 (1) a): maximum 2 years renewable once.
      *This limitation does not however apply to temporary employment to replace a worker, employment to complete a task within a specified period which requires additional manpower, occasional work aiming at coping with unexpected growth in the activities of the company or entailing urgent tasks for reasons of public security, and seasonal work. (art. 25 (4) LC)