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Bolivia - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Bolivia - 2017    

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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.

    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