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Czech Republic - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Sec. 50(1) LC

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Sec. 51 LC : "The notice shall be at least 2 months". No reference to the length of service.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • 2 month(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: No

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Notification to workers' representatives: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Sec. 61 (1) LC. Notification is mandatory in both cases of ordinary dismissal and immediate termination (serious misconduct).

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Approval by workers' representatives: No

    Remarks:
    • However, according to sec. 61 (2), (3), (4) LC approval by the trade union is requested when the dismissal or the immediate termination concerns a trade union member. In the absence of consent, such dismissal is void unless ruled otherwise by the Court.

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    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

    Remarks:
    • Sec. 50(1) LC

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • Sec. 51 LC : "The notice shall be at least 2 months". No reference to the length of service.
      • tenure ≥ 6 months
        • 2 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 9 months
        • 2 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 2 years
        • 2 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 4 years
        • 2 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 5 years
        • 2 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 10 years
        • 2 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 20 years
        • 2 month(s).

      Pay in lieu of notice: No

      Notification to the public administration: No

      Notification to workers' representatives: Yes

      Remarks:
      • Sec. 61 (1) LC. Notification is mandatory in both cases of ordinary dismissal and immediate termination (serious misconduct).

      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

      Approval by workers' representatives: No

      Remarks:
      • However, according to sec. 61 (2), (3), (4) LC approval by the trade union is requested when the dismissal or the immediate termination concerns a trade union member. In the absence of consent, such dismissal is void unless ruled otherwise by the Court.