Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Bolivia - 2017
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- Labour Code, updated to 2011
(Ley del 24 de mayo de 1939 Ley General del Trabajo - Vigente y Actualizada 2011)
Date: 2011; view website »
- Supreme Decree No 28699 of 2006 (Decreto Supremo Núm. 28699)
Date: 01 May 2006; view website »
- Code on Labour Procedure, 1979 (Código Procesal del Trabajo aprobado por DL 16896 de 25/07/1979)
Date: 25 Jul 1979; view website »
- Decree Law Nº 16187 of February 1979 (Decreto Ley Núm. 16187)
Date: 16 Feb 1979
- Resolución Ministerial N º 283/62 del 13 de junio de 1962
Date: 13 Jun 1962
- Legislative Decree No. 38 of 7 February 1944 modified and updated by Law No 3352 of February 2006.
Date: 21 Feb 2006
Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required
- 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.
Pay in lieu of notice: Yes
- 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