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Cameroon - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Art. 34 (1) LC

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Art. 34 LC

    Art. 1 of the Order No. 15 of 1993.
    The notice period varies according to the professional category to which the worker belongs and the length of service.

    * Categories I to VI and domestic workers:
    - less than one year of service: 15 days;
    - 1 to 5 years of service: 1 month;
    - more than 5 years of service: 2 months.

    * Categories VII to IX:
    - less than one year of service: 1 month;
    - 1 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
    - more than 5 years of service: 3 months.

    * Categories X to XII:
    - less than one year of service: 1 month;
    - 1 to 5 years of service: 3 months;
    - more than 5 years of service: 4 months.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
      • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
      • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
      • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
      • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
      • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
      • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
      • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
      • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
      • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
      • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
      • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
      • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
      • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
      • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 36(1) LC

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Remarks:
    • Exceptions:
      Notification is mandatory prior to any:
      * individual dismissal on economic grounds (art 40 (6) LC)
      * dismissal of a worker's representative (art. 130 LC).

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Remarks:
    • Exception:
      Notification is mandatory prior to any individual dismissal on economic grounds: art. 40 (3) and (6) LC.

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Remarks:
    • Exception: any dismissal of a worker's representatives shall be approved by the competent administrative authority: art. 130 LC and 40(7) LC.

    Approval by workers' representatives: No

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    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

    Remarks:
    • Art. 34 (1) LC

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • Art. 34 LC

      Art. 1 of the Order No. 15 of 1993.
      The notice period varies according to the professional category to which the worker belongs and the length of service.

      * Categories I to VI and domestic workers:
      - less than one year of service: 15 days;
      - 1 to 5 years of service: 1 month;
      - more than 5 years of service: 2 months.

      * Categories VII to IX:
      - less than one year of service: 1 month;
      - 1 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
      - more than 5 years of service: 3 months.

      * Categories X to XII:
      - less than one year of service: 1 month;
      - 1 to 5 years of service: 3 months;
      - more than 5 years of service: 4 months.
      • tenure ≥ 6 months
        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
        • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
        • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 9 months
        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
        • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
        • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 2 years
        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
        • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
        • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 4 years
        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
        • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
        • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 5 years
        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
        • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
        • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 10 years
        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
        • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
        • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 20 years
        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
        • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
        • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).

      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

      Remarks:
      • Art. 36(1) LC

      Notification to the public administration: No

      Remarks:
      • Exceptions:
        Notification is mandatory prior to any:
        * individual dismissal on economic grounds (art 40 (6) LC)
        * dismissal of a worker's representative (art. 130 LC).

      Notification to workers' representatives: No

      Remarks:
      • Exception:
        Notification is mandatory prior to any individual dismissal on economic grounds: art. 40 (3) and (6) LC.

      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

      Remarks:
      • Exception: any dismissal of a worker's representatives shall be approved by the competent administrative authority: art. 130 LC and 40(7) LC.

      Approval by workers' representatives: No

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      Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

      Remarks:
      • Art. 34 (1) LC

      Notice period:
      Remarks:
      • Art. 34 LC

        Art. 1 of the Order No. 15 of 1993.
        The notice period varies according to the professional category to which the worker belongs and the length of service.

        * Categories I to VI and domestic workers:
        - less than one year of service: 15 days;
        - 1 to 5 years of service: 1 month;
        - more than 5 years of service: 2 months.

        * Categories VII to IX:
        - less than one year of service: 1 month;
        - 1 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
        - more than 5 years of service: 3 months.

        * Categories X to XII:
        - less than one year of service: 1 month;
        - 1 to 5 years of service: 3 months;
        - more than 5 years of service: 4 months.
        • tenure ≥ 6 months
          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
          • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
          • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 9 months
          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
          • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
          • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 2 years
          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
          • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
          • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 4 years
          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
          • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
          • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 5 years
          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
          • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
          • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 10 years
          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
          • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
          • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 20 years
          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
          • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
          • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).

        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

        Remarks:
        • Art. 36(1) LC

        Notification to the public administration: No

        Remarks:
        • Exceptions:
          Notification is mandatory prior to any:
          * individual dismissal on economic grounds (art 40 (6) LC)
          * dismissal of a worker's representative (art. 130 LC).

        Notification to workers' representatives: No

        Remarks:
        • Exception:
          Notification is mandatory prior to any individual dismissal on economic grounds: art. 40 (3) and (6) LC.

        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

        Remarks:
        • Exception: any dismissal of a worker's representatives shall be approved by the competent administrative authority: art. 130 LC and 40(7) LC.

        Approval by workers' representatives: No

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        Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

        Remarks:
        • Art. 34 (1) LC

        Notice period:
        Remarks:
        • Art. 34 LC

          Art. 1 of the Order No. 15 of 1993.
          The notice period varies according to the professional category to which the worker belongs and the length of service.

          * Categories I to VI and domestic workers:
          - less than one year of service: 15 days;
          - 1 to 5 years of service: 1 month;
          - more than 5 years of service: 2 months.

          * Categories VII to IX:
          - less than one year of service: 1 month;
          - 1 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
          - more than 5 years of service: 3 months.

          * Categories X to XII:
          - less than one year of service: 1 month;
          - 1 to 5 years of service: 3 months;
          - more than 5 years of service: 4 months.
          • tenure ≥ 6 months
            • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
            • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
            • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 9 months
            • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
            • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
            • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 2 years
            • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
            • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
            • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 4 years
            • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
            • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
            • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 5 years
            • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
            • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
            • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 10 years
            • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
            • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
            • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 20 years
            • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
            • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
            • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).

          Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

          Remarks:
          • Art. 36(1) LC

          Notification to the public administration: No

          Remarks:
          • Exceptions:
            Notification is mandatory prior to any:
            * individual dismissal on economic grounds (art 40 (6) LC)
            * dismissal of a worker's representative (art. 130 LC).

          Notification to workers' representatives: No

          Remarks:
          • Exception:
            Notification is mandatory prior to any individual dismissal on economic grounds: art. 40 (3) and (6) LC.

          Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

          Remarks:
          • Exception: any dismissal of a worker's representatives shall be approved by the competent administrative authority: art. 130 LC and 40(7) LC.

          Approval by workers' representatives: No

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          Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

          Remarks:
          • Art. 34 (1) LC

          Notice period:
          Remarks:
          • Art. 34 LC

            Art. 1 of the Order No. 15 of 1993.
            The notice period varies according to the professional category to which the worker belongs and the length of service.

            * Categories I to VI and domestic workers:
            - less than one year of service: 15 days;
            - 1 to 5 years of service: 1 month;
            - more than 5 years of service: 2 months.

            * Categories VII to IX:
            - less than one year of service: 1 month;
            - 1 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
            - more than 5 years of service: 3 months.

            * Categories X to XII:
            - less than one year of service: 1 month;
            - 1 to 5 years of service: 3 months;
            - more than 5 years of service: 4 months.
            • tenure ≥ 6 months
              • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
              • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
              • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 9 months
              • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
              • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
              • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 2 years
              • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
              • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
              • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 4 years
              • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
              • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
              • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 5 years
              • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
              • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
              • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 10 years
              • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
              • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
              • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 20 years
              • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
              • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
              • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).

            Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

            Remarks:
            • Art. 36(1) LC

            Notification to the public administration: No

            Remarks:
            • Exceptions:
              Notification is mandatory prior to any:
              * individual dismissal on economic grounds (art 40 (6) LC)
              * dismissal of a worker's representative (art. 130 LC).

            Notification to workers' representatives: No

            Remarks:
            • Exception:
              Notification is mandatory prior to any individual dismissal on economic grounds: art. 40 (3) and (6) LC.

            Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

            Remarks:
            • Exception: any dismissal of a worker's representatives shall be approved by the competent administrative authority: art. 130 LC and 40(7) LC.

            Approval by workers' representatives: No

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            Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

            Remarks:
            • Art. 34 (1) LC

            Notice period:
            Remarks:
            • Art. 34 LC

              Art. 1 of the Order No. 15 of 1993.
              The notice period varies according to the professional category to which the worker belongs and the length of service.

              * Categories I to VI and domestic workers:
              - less than one year of service: 15 days;
              - 1 to 5 years of service: 1 month;
              - more than 5 years of service: 2 months.

              * Categories VII to IX:
              - less than one year of service: 1 month;
              - 1 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
              - more than 5 years of service: 3 months.

              * Categories X to XII:
              - less than one year of service: 1 month;
              - 1 to 5 years of service: 3 months;
              - more than 5 years of service: 4 months.
              • tenure ≥ 6 months
                • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
                • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
                • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 9 months
                • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
                • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
                • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 2 years
                • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
                • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
                • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 4 years
                • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
                • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
                • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 5 years
                • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 10 years
                • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 20 years
                • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).

              Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

              Remarks:
              • Art. 36(1) LC

              Notification to the public administration: No

              Remarks:
              • Exceptions:
                Notification is mandatory prior to any:
                * individual dismissal on economic grounds (art 40 (6) LC)
                * dismissal of a worker's representative (art. 130 LC).

              Notification to workers' representatives: No

              Remarks:
              • Exception:
                Notification is mandatory prior to any individual dismissal on economic grounds: art. 40 (3) and (6) LC.

              Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

              Remarks:
              • Exception: any dismissal of a worker's representatives shall be approved by the competent administrative authority: art. 130 LC and 40(7) LC.

              Approval by workers' representatives: No

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              Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

              Remarks:
              • Art. 34 (1) LC

              Notice period:
              Remarks:
              • Art. 34 LC

                Art. 1 of the Order No. 15 of 1993.
                The notice period varies according to the professional category to which the worker belongs and the length of service.

                * Categories I to VI and domestic workers:
                - less than one year of service: 15 days;
                - 1 to 5 years of service: 1 month;
                - more than 5 years of service: 2 months.

                * Categories VII to IX:
                - less than one year of service: 1 month;
                - 1 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
                - more than 5 years of service: 3 months.

                * Categories X to XII:
                - less than one year of service: 1 month;
                - 1 to 5 years of service: 3 months;
                - more than 5 years of service: 4 months.
                • tenure ≥ 6 months
                  • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
                  • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
                  • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 9 months
                  • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
                  • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
                  • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 2 years
                  • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
                  • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
                  • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 4 years
                  • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
                  • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
                  • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 5 years
                  • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                  • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                  • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 10 years
                  • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                  • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                  • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 20 years
                  • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                  • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                  • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).

                Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                Remarks:
                • Art. 36(1) LC

                Notification to the public administration: No

                Remarks:
                • Exceptions:
                  Notification is mandatory prior to any:
                  * individual dismissal on economic grounds (art 40 (6) LC)
                  * dismissal of a worker's representative (art. 130 LC).

                Notification to workers' representatives: No

                Remarks:
                • Exception:
                  Notification is mandatory prior to any individual dismissal on economic grounds: art. 40 (3) and (6) LC.

                Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                Remarks:
                • Exception: any dismissal of a worker's representatives shall be approved by the competent administrative authority: art. 130 LC and 40(7) LC.

                Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                Remarks:
                • Art. 34 (1) LC

                Notice period:
                Remarks:
                • Art. 1 of the Order No. 15 of 1993.
                  The notice period varies according to the professional category to which the worker belongs and the length of service.

                  * Categories I to VI and domestic workers:
                  - less than one year of service: 15 days;
                  - 1 to 5 years of service: 1 month;
                  - more than 5 years of service: 2 months.

                  * Categories VII to IX:
                  - less than one year of service: 1 month;
                  - 1 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
                  - more than 5 years of service: 3 months.

                  * Categories X to XII:
                  - less than one year of service: 1 month;
                  - 1 to 5 years of service: 3 months;
                  - more than 5 years of service: 4 months.
                  • tenure ≥ 6 months
                    • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
                    • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
                    • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 9 months
                    • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
                    • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
                    • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 2 years
                    • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
                    • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
                    • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 4 years
                    • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
                    • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
                    • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 5 years
                    • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                    • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                    • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 10 years
                    • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                    • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                    • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 20 years
                    • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                    • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                    • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).

                  Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                  Remarks:
                  • Art. 36(1) LC

                  Notification to the public administration: No

                  Remarks:
                  • Exceptions:
                    Notification is mandatory prior to any:
                    * individual dismissal on economic grounds (art 40 (6) LC)
                    * dismissal of a worker's representative (art. 130 LC).

                  Notification to workers' representatives: No

                  Remarks:
                  • Exception:
                    Notification is mandatory prior to any individual dismissal on economic grounds: art. 40 (3) and (6) LC.

                  Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                  Remarks:
                  • Exception: any dismissal of a worker's representatives shall be approved by the competent administrative authority: art. 130 LC and 40(7) LC.

                  Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                  Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                  Remarks:
                  • Art. 34 (1) LC

                  Notice period:
                  Remarks:
                  • Art. 1 of the Order No. 15 of 1993.
                    The notice period varies according to the professional category to which the worker belongs and the length of service.

                    * Categories I to VI and domestic workers:
                    - less than one year of service: 15 days;
                    - 1 to 5 years of service: 1 month;
                    - more than 5 years of service: 2 months.

                    * Categories VII to IX:
                    - less than one year of service: 1 month;
                    - 1 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
                    - more than 5 years of service: 3 months.

                    * Categories X to XII:
                    - less than one year of service: 1 month;
                    - 1 to 5 years of service: 3 months;
                    - more than 5 years of service: 4 months.
                    • tenure ≥ 6 months
                      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
                      • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
                      • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 9 months
                      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
                      • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
                      • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 2 years
                      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
                      • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
                      • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 4 years
                      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
                      • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
                      • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 5 years
                      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                      • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                      • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 10 years
                      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                      • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                      • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 20 years
                      • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                      • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                      • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).

                    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                    Remarks:
                    • Art. 36(1) LC

                    Notification to the public administration: No

                    Remarks:
                    • Exceptions:
                      Notification is mandatory prior to any:
                      * individual dismissal on economic grounds (art 40 (6) LC)
                      * dismissal of a worker's representative (art. 130 LC).

                    Notification to workers' representatives: No

                    Remarks:
                    • Exception:
                      Notification is mandatory prior to any individual dismissal on economic grounds: art. 40 (3) and (6) LC.

                    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                    Remarks:
                    • Exception: any dismissal of a worker's representatives shall be approved by the competent administrative authority: art. 130 LC and 40(7) LC.

                    Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                    Remarks:
                    • Art. 34 (1) LC

                    Notice period:
                    Remarks:
                    • Art. 1 of the Order No. 15 of 1993.
                      The notice period varies according to the professional category to which the worker belongs and the length of service.

                      * Categories I to VI and domestic workers:
                      - less than one year of service: 15 days;
                      - 1 to 5 years of service: 1 month;
                      - more than 5 years of service: 2 months.

                      * Categories VII to IX:
                      - less than one year of service: 1 month;
                      - 1 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
                      - more than 5 years of service: 3 months.

                      * Categories X to XII:
                      - less than one year of service: 1 month;
                      - 1 to 5 years of service: 3 months;
                      - more than 5 years of service: 4 months.
                      • tenure ≥ 6 months
                        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
                        • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
                        • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 9 months
                        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
                        • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
                        • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 2 years
                        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
                        • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
                        • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 4 years
                        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
                        • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
                        • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 5 years
                        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                        • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                        • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 10 years
                        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                        • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                        • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 20 years
                        • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                        • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                        • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).

                      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                      Remarks:
                      • Art. 36(1) LC

                      Notification to the public administration: No

                      Remarks:
                      • Exceptions:
                        Notification is mandatory prior to any:
                        * individual dismissal on economic grounds (art 40 (6) LC)
                        * dismissal of a worker's representative (art. 130 LC).

                      Notification to workers' representatives: No

                      Remarks:
                      • Exception:
                        Notification is mandatory prior to any individual dismissal on economic grounds: art. 40 (3) and (6) LC.

                      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                      Remarks:
                      • Exception: any dismissal of a worker's representatives shall be approved by the competent administrative authority: art. 130 LC and 40(7) LC.

                      Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                      Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                      Remarks:
                      • Art. 34 (1) LC

                      Notice period:
                      Remarks:
                      • Art. 1 of the Order No. 15 of 1993.
                        The notice period varies according to the professional category to which the worker belongs and the length of service.

                        * Categories I to VI and domestic workers:
                        - less than one year of service: 15 days;
                        - 1 to 5 years of service: 1 month;
                        - more than 5 years of service: 2 months.

                        * Categories VII to IX:
                        - less than one year of service: 1 month;
                        - 1 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
                        - more than 5 years of service: 3 months.

                        * Categories X to XII:
                        - less than one year of service: 1 month;
                        - 1 to 5 years of service: 3 months;
                        - more than 5 years of service: 4 months.
                        • tenure ≥ 6 months
                          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
                          • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
                          • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 9 months
                          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 15 day(s).
                          • worker's categories VII to IX - 1 month(s).
                          • worker's categories X to XII - 1 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 2 years
                          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
                          • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
                          • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 4 years
                          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 1 month(s).
                          • worker's categories VII to IX - 2 month(s).
                          • worker's categories X to XII - 3 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 5 years
                          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                          • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                          • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 10 years
                          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                          • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                          • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 20 years
                          • worker's categories I to VI and domestic workers - 2 month(s).
                          • worker's categories VII to IX - 3 month(s).
                          • worker's categories X to XII - 4 month(s).

                        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                        Remarks:
                        • Art. 36(1) LC

                        Notification to the public administration: No

                        Remarks:
                        • Exceptions:
                          Notification is mandatory prior to any:
                          * individual dismissal on economic grounds (art 40 (6) LC)
                          * dismissal of a worker's representative (art. 130 LC).

                        Notification to workers' representatives: No

                        Remarks:
                        • Exception:
                          Notification is mandatory prior to any individual dismissal on economic grounds: art. 40 (3) and (6) LC.

                        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                        Remarks:
                        • Exception: any dismissal of a worker's representatives shall be approved by the competent administrative authority: art. 130 LC and 40(7) LC.

                        Approval by workers' representatives: No