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Finland - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

Notice period:
    • tenure ≥ 1 year
      • 14 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • 4 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • 6 month(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Approval by workers' representatives: No

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    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

    Notice period:
      • tenure ≥ 1 year
        • 14 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 4 years
        • 1 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 5 years
        • 2 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 10 years
        • 4 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 20 years
        • 6 month(s).

      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

      Notification to the public administration: No

      Notification to workers' representatives: No

      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

      Approval by workers' representatives: No

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      Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

      Notice period:
        • tenure ≥ 1 year
          • 14 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 4 years
          • 1 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 5 years
          • 2 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 10 years
          • 4 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 20 years
          • 6 month(s).

        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

        Notification to the public administration: No

        Notification to workers' representatives: No

        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

        Approval by workers' representatives: No

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        Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

        Notice period:
          • tenure ≥ 1 year
            • 14 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 4 years
            • 1 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 5 years
            • 2 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 10 years
            • 4 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 20 years
            • 6 month(s).

          Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

          Notification to the public administration: No

          Notification to workers' representatives: No

          Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

          Approval by workers' representatives: No

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          Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

          Notice period:
            • tenure ≥ 1 year
              • 14 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 4 years
              • 1 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 5 years
              • 2 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 10 years
              • 4 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 20 years
              • 6 month(s).

            Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

            Notification to the public administration: No

            Notification to workers' representatives: No

            Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

            Approval by workers' representatives: No

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            Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

            Notice period:
              • tenure ≥ 1 year
                • 14 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 4 years
                • 1 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 5 years
                • 2 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 10 years
                • 4 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 20 years
                • 6 month(s).

              Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

              Notification to the public administration: No

              Notification to workers' representatives: No

              Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

              Approval by workers' representatives: No

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              Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

              Notice period:
                • tenure ≥ 1 year
                  • 14 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 4 years
                  • 1 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 5 years
                  • 2 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 10 years
                  • 4 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 20 years
                  • 6 month(s).

                Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                Notification to the public administration: No

                Notification to workers' representatives: No

                Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

                Notice period:
                  • tenure ≥ 1 year
                    • 14 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 4 years
                    • 1 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 5 years
                    • 2 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 10 years
                    • 4 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 20 years
                    • 6 month(s).

                  Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                  Notification to the public administration: No

                  Notification to workers' representatives: No

                  Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                  Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                  Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

                  Notice period:
                    • tenure ≥ 1 year
                      • 14 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 4 years
                      • 1 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 5 years
                      • 2 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 10 years
                      • 4 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 20 years
                      • 6 month(s).

                    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                    Notification to the public administration: No

                    Notification to workers' representatives: No

                    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                    Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

                    Notice period:
                      • tenure ≥ 1 year
                        • 14 day(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 4 years
                        • 1 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 5 years
                        • 2 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 10 years
                        • 4 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 20 years
                        • 6 month(s).

                      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                      Notification to the public administration: No

                      Notification to workers' representatives: No

                      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                      Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                      Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

                      Notice period:
                        • tenure ≥ 1 year
                          • 14 day(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 4 years
                          • 1 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 5 years
                          • 2 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 10 years
                          • 4 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 20 years
                          • 6 month(s).

                        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                        Notification to the public administration: No

                        Notification to workers' representatives: No

                        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                        Approval by workers' representatives: No