ILO is a specialized agency of the United Nations
ILO-en-strap
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us français | español
> GOVERNANCE - home > Employment protection legislation database - EPLex > Bolivia

Bolivia - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


+ show references

Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Art. 12 of the LC provides for the following notice periods:

    1. Labour contract with workers (”obreros"):
    a.) 1 week of advance notice for contracts longer than one month;
    b.) 15 days of advance notice for contracts longer than six months;
    c.) 30 days of advance notice period for contracts longer than one year.

    2. Labour contracts with employees ("empleados") require a notice period of 90 days if the contract has been consecutively longer than 3 months.

    Note: the difference between “worker” and “employee” can be found in Article 2 of the Labour Code; the difference is based on the nature of the tasks for which they are contracted.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
      • temporary worker - 1 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
      • temporary worker - 15 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
      • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
      • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
      • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
      • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
      • temporary worker - 30 day(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 12 of the Labour Code

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Approval by workers' representatives: No

    + show references

    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • Art. 12 of the LC provides for the following notice periods:

      1. Labour contract with workers (”obreros"):
      a.) 1 week of advance notice for contracts longer than one month;
      b.) 15 days of advance notice for contracts longer than six months;
      c.) 30 days of advance notice period for contracts longer than one year.

      2. Labour contracts with employees ("empleados") require a notice period of 90 days if the contract has been consecutively longer than 3 months.

      Note: the difference between “worker” and “employee” can be found in Article 2 of the Labour Code; the difference is based on the nature of the tasks for which they are contracted.
      • tenure ≥ 6 months
        • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
        • temporary worker - 1 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 9 months
        • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
        • temporary worker - 15 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 2 years
        • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
        • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 4 years
        • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
        • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 5 years
        • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
        • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 10 years
        • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
        • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 20 years
        • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
        • temporary worker - 30 day(s).

      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

      Remarks:
      • Art. 12 of the Labour Code

      Notification to the public administration: No

      Notification to workers' representatives: No

      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

      Approval by workers' representatives: No

      + show references

      Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

      Notice period:
      Remarks:
      • Art. 12 of the LC provides for the following notice periods:

        1. Labour contract with workers (”obreros"):
        a.) 1 week of advance notice for contracts longer than one month;
        b.) 15 days of advance notice for contracts longer than six months;
        c.) 30 days of advance notice period for contracts longer than one year.

        2. Labour contracts with employees ("empleados") require a notice period of 90 days if the contract has been consecutively longer than 3 months.

        Note: the difference between “worker” and “employee” can be found in Article 2 of the Labour Code; the difference is based on the nature of the tasks for which they are contracted.
        • tenure ≥ 6 months
          • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
          • temporary worker - 1 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 9 months
          • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
          • temporary worker - 15 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 2 years
          • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
          • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 4 years
          • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
          • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 5 years
          • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
          • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 10 years
          • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
          • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 20 years
          • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
          • temporary worker - 30 day(s).

        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

        Remarks:
        • Art. 12 of the Labour Code

        Notification to the public administration: No

        Notification to workers' representatives: No

        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

        Approval by workers' representatives: No

        + show references

        Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

        Notice period:
        Remarks:
        • Art. 12 of the LC provides for the following notice periods:

          1. Labour contract with workers (”obreros"):
          a.) 1 week of advance notice for contracts longer than one month;
          b.) 15 days of advance notice for contracts longer than six months;
          c.) 30 days of advance notice period for contracts longer than one year.

          2. Labour contracts with employees ("empleados") require a notice period of 90 days if the contract has been consecutively longer than 3 months.

          Note: the difference between “worker” and “employee” can be found in Article 2 of the Labour Code; the difference is based on the nature of the tasks for which they are contracted.
          • tenure ≥ 6 months
            • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
            • temporary worker - 1 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 9 months
            • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
            • temporary worker - 15 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 2 years
            • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
            • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 4 years
            • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
            • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 5 years
            • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
            • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 10 years
            • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
            • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 20 years
            • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
            • temporary worker - 30 day(s).

          Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

          Remarks:
          • Art. 12 of the Labour Code

          Notification to the public administration: No

          Notification to workers' representatives: No

          Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

          Approval by workers' representatives: No

          + show references

          Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

          Notice period:
          Remarks:
          • Art. 12 of the LC provides for the following notice periods:

            1. Labour contract with workers (”obreros"):
            a.) 1 week of advance notice for contracts longer than one month;
            b.) 15 days of advance notice for contracts longer than six months;
            c.) 30 days of advance notice period for contracts longer than one year.

            2. Labour contracts with employees ("empleados") require a notice period of 90 days if the contract has been consecutively longer than 3 months.

            Note: the difference between “worker” and “employee” can be found in Article 2 of the Labour Code; the difference is based on the nature of the tasks for which they are contracted.
            • tenure ≥ 6 months
              • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
              • temporary worker - 1 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 9 months
              • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
              • temporary worker - 15 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 2 years
              • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
              • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 4 years
              • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
              • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 5 years
              • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
              • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 10 years
              • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
              • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 20 years
              • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
              • temporary worker - 30 day(s).

            Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

            Remarks:
            • Art. 12 of the Labour Code

            Notification to the public administration: No

            Notification to workers' representatives: No

            Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

            Approval by workers' representatives: No

            + show references

            Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

            Notice period:
            Remarks:
            • Art. 12 of the LC provides for the following notice periods:

              1. Labour contract with workers (”obreros"):
              a.) 1 week of advance notice for contracts longer than one month;
              b.) 15 days of advance notice for contracts longer than six months;
              c.) 30 days of advance notice period for contracts longer than one year.

              2. Labour contracts with employees ("empleados") require a notice period of 90 days if the contract has been consecutively longer than 3 months.

              Note: the difference between “worker” and “employee” can be found in Article 2 of the Labour Code; the difference is based on the nature of the tasks for which they are contracted.
              • tenure ≥ 6 months
                • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                • temporary worker - 1 week(s).
              • tenure ≥ 9 months
                • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                • temporary worker - 15 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 2 years
                • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 4 years
                • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 5 years
                • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 10 years
                • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 20 years
                • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                • temporary worker - 30 day(s).

              Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

              Remarks:
              • Art. 12 of the Labour Code

              Notification to the public administration: No

              Notification to workers' representatives: No

              Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

              Approval by workers' representatives: No

              + show references

              Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

              Notice period:
              Remarks:
              • Art. 12 of the LC provides for the following notice periods:

                1. Labour contract with workers (”obreros"):
                a.) 1 week of advance notice for contracts longer than one month;
                b.) 15 days of advance notice for contracts longer than six months;
                c.) 30 days of advance notice period for contracts longer than one year.

                2. Labour contracts with employees ("empleados") require a notice period of 90 days if the contract has been consecutively longer than 3 months.

                Note: the difference between “worker” and “employee” can be found in Article 2 of the Labour Code; the difference is based on the nature of the tasks for which they are contracted.
                • tenure ≥ 6 months
                  • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                  • temporary worker - 1 week(s).
                • tenure ≥ 9 months
                  • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                  • temporary worker - 15 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 2 years
                  • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                  • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 4 years
                  • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                  • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 5 years
                  • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                  • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 10 years
                  • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                  • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 20 years
                  • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                  • temporary worker - 30 day(s).

                Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                Remarks:
                • Art. 12 of the Labour Code

                Notification to the public administration: No

                Notification to workers' representatives: No

                Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                Approval by workers' representatives: No

                + show references

                Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

                Notice period:
                Remarks:
                • Art. 12 of the LC provides for the following notice periods:

                  1. Labour contract with workers (”obreros"):
                  a.) 1 week of advance notice for contracts longer than one month;
                  b.) 15 days of advance notice for contracts longer than six months;
                  c.) 30 days of advance notice period for contracts longer than one year.

                  2. Labour contracts with employees ("empleados") require a notice period of 90 days if the contract has been consecutively longer than 3 months.

                  Note: the difference between “worker” and “employee” can be found in Article 2 of the Labour Code; the difference is based on the nature of the tasks for which they are contracted.
                  • tenure ≥ 6 months
                    • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                    • temporary worker - 1 week(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 9 months
                    • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                    • temporary worker - 15 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 2 years
                    • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                    • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 4 years
                    • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                    • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 5 years
                    • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                    • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 10 years
                    • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                    • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 20 years
                    • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                    • temporary worker - 30 day(s).

                  Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                  Remarks:
                  • Art. 12 of the Labour Code

                  Notification to the public administration: No

                  Notification to workers' representatives: No

                  Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                  Approval by workers' representatives: No

                  + show references

                  Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

                  Notice period:
                  Remarks:
                  • Art. 12 of the LC provides for the following notice periods:

                    1. Labour contract with workers (”obreros"):
                    a.) 1 week of advance notice for contracts longer than one month;
                    b.) 15 days of advance notice for contracts longer than six months;
                    c.) 30 days of advance notice period for contracts longer than one year.

                    2. Labour contracts with employees ("empleados") require a notice period of 90 days if the contract has been consecutively longer than 3 months.

                    Note: the difference between “worker” and “employee” can be found in Article 2 of the Labour Code; the difference is based on the nature of the tasks for which they are contracted.
                    • tenure ≥ 6 months
                      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                      • temporary worker - 1 week(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 9 months
                      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                      • temporary worker - 15 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 2 years
                      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                      • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 4 years
                      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                      • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 5 years
                      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                      • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 10 years
                      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                      • temporary worker - 30 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 20 years
                      • permanent workers - 3 month(s).
                      • temporary worker - 30 day(s).

                    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                    Remarks:
                    • Art. 12 of the Labour Code

                    Notification to the public administration: No

                    Notification to workers' representatives: No

                    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                    Approval by workers' representatives: No