Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Czech Republic - 2010
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- Labour Code [LC], Act No. 262/2006
Date: May 2006; view website » (view in NATLEX »)
- Employment Act [EA], Act No. 435/2004, as amended through Act No 213/2007
Date: 2007; view website »
Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written
- Sec. 51 LC : "The notice shall be at least 2 months". No reference to the length of service.
- tenure ≥ 6 months
- tenure ≥ 9 months
- tenure ≥ 2 years
- tenure ≥ 4 years
- tenure ≥ 5 years
- tenure ≥ 10 years
- tenure ≥ 20 years
Pay in lieu of notice: No
Notification to the public administration: No
Notification to workers' representatives: Yes
- 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
- 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.