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Gabon - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Art. 51 LC, as amended in 2010 by Order No. 018/PR/2010: written notification to attend an oral interview.
    Art. 53 LC: dismissal letter.

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • According to art. 65 LC, the statutory minimum notice period varies according to the length of service, as follows:
    - up to 1 year of service: 15 days;
    - from 1 to 3 years of service: 1 month;
    - from 3 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
    - from 5 to 10 years of service: 3 months;
    - from 10 to 15 years of service: 4 months;
    - from 15 to 20 years of service: 5 months;
    - from 20 to 30 years of service: 6 months.
    Above 30 years, an increase of 10 days per year of length of service is granted.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • 15 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • 15 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • 3 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • 4 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • 6 month(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 69 LC.

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Remarks:
    • Except for any:
      * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
      * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
      * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Remarks:
    • However, such notification is mandatory in case of any individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 59 LC.

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Remarks:
    • However, approval by the administration is required for any:
      * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
      * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
      * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

    Approval by workers' representatives: No

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    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

    Remarks:
    • Art. 51 LC, as amended in 2010 by Order No. 018/PR/2010: written notification to attend an oral interview.
      Art. 53 LC: dismissal letter.

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • According to art. 65 LC, the statutory minimum notice period varies according to the length of service, as follows:
      - up to 1 year of service: 15 days;
      - from 1 to 3 years of service: 1 month;
      - from 3 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
      - from 5 to 10 years of service: 3 months;
      - from 10 to 15 years of service: 4 months;
      - from 15 to 20 years of service: 5 months;
      - from 20 to 30 years of service: 6 months.
      Above 30 years, an increase of 10 days per year of length of service is granted.
      • tenure ≥ 6 months
        • 15 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 9 months
        • 15 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 2 years
        • 1 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 4 years
        • 2 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 5 years
        • 3 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 10 years
        • 4 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 20 years
        • 6 month(s).

      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

      Remarks:
      • Art. 69 LC.

      Notification to the public administration: No

      Remarks:
      • Except for any:
        * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
        * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
        * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

      Notification to workers' representatives: No

      Remarks:
      • However, such notification is mandatory in case of any individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 59 LC.

      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

      Remarks:
      • However, approval by the administration is required for any:
        * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
        * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
        * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

      Approval by workers' representatives: No

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      Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

      Remarks:
      • Art. 51 LC, as amended in 2010 by Order No. 018/PR/2010: written notification to attend an oral interview.
        Art. 53 LC: dismissal letter.

      Notice period:
      Remarks:
      • According to art. 65 LC, the statutory minimum notice period varies according to the length of service, as follows:
        - up to 1 year of service: 15 days;
        - from 1 to 3 years of service: 1 month;
        - from 3 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
        - from 5 to 10 years of service: 3 months;
        - from 10 to 15 years of service: 4 months;
        - from 15 to 20 years of service: 5 months;
        - from 20 to 30 years of service: 6 months.
        Above 30 years, an increase of 10 days per year of length of service is granted.
        • tenure ≥ 6 months
          • 15 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 9 months
          • 15 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 2 years
          • 1 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 4 years
          • 2 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 5 years
          • 3 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 10 years
          • 4 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 20 years
          • 6 month(s).

        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

        Remarks:
        • Art. 69 LC.

        Notification to the public administration: No

        Remarks:
        • Except for any:
          * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
          * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
          * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

        Notification to workers' representatives: No

        Remarks:
        • However, such notification is mandatory in case of any individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 59 LC.

        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

        Remarks:
        • However, approval by the administration is required for any:
          * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
          * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
          * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

        Approval by workers' representatives: No

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        Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

        Remarks:
        • Art. 51 LC, as amended in 2010 by Order No. 018/PR/2010: written notification to attend an oral interview.
          Art. 53 LC: dismissal letter.

        Notice period:
        Remarks:
        • According to art. 65 LC, the statutory minimum notice period varies according to the length of service, as follows:
          - up to 1 year of service: 15 days;
          - from 1 to 3 years of service: 1 month;
          - from 3 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
          - from 5 to 10 years of service: 3 months;
          - from 10 to 15 years of service: 4 months;
          - from 15 to 20 years of service: 5 months;
          - from 20 to 30 years of service: 6 months.
          Above 30 years, an increase of 10 days per year of length of service is granted.
          • tenure ≥ 6 months
            • 15 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 9 months
            • 15 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 2 years
            • 1 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 4 years
            • 2 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 5 years
            • 3 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 10 years
            • 4 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 20 years
            • 6 month(s).

          Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

          Remarks:
          • Art. 69 LC.

          Notification to the public administration: No

          Remarks:
          • Except for any:
            * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
            * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
            * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

          Notification to workers' representatives: No

          Remarks:
          • However, such notification is mandatory in case of any individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 59 LC.

          Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

          Remarks:
          • However, approval by the administration is required for any:
            * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
            * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
            * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

          Approval by workers' representatives: No

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          Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

          Remarks:
          • Art. 51 LC, as amended in 2010 by Order No. 018/PR/2010: written notification to attend an oral interview.
            Art. 53 LC: dismissal letter.

          Notice period:
          Remarks:
          • According to art. 65 LC, the statutory minimum notice period varies according to the length of service, as follows:
            - up to 1 year of service: 15 days;
            - from 1 to 3 years of service: 1 month;
            - from 3 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
            - from 5 to 10 years of service: 3 months;
            - from 10 to 15 years of service: 4 months;
            - from 15 to 20 years of service: 5 months;
            - from 20 to 30 years of service: 6 months.
            Above 30 years, an increase of 10 days per year of length of service is granted.
            • tenure ≥ 6 months
              • 15 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 9 months
              • 15 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 2 years
              • 1 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 4 years
              • 2 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 5 years
              • 3 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 10 years
              • 4 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 20 years
              • 6 month(s).

            Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

            Remarks:
            • Art. 69 LC.

            Notification to the public administration: No

            Remarks:
            • Except for any:
              * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
              * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
              * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

            Notification to workers' representatives: No

            Remarks:
            • However, such notification is mandatory in case of any individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 59 LC.

            Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

            Remarks:
            • However, approval by the administration is required for any:
              * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
              * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
              * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

            Approval by workers' representatives: No

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            Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

            Remarks:
            • Art. 51 LC, as amended in 2010 by Order No. 018/PR/2010: written notification to attend an oral interview.
              Art. 53 LC: dismissal letter.

            Notice period:
            Remarks:
            • According to art. 65 LC, the statutory minimum notice period varies according to the length of service, as follows:
              - up to 1 year of service: 15 days;
              - from 1 to 3 years of service: 1 month;
              - from 3 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
              - from 5 to 10 years of service: 3 months;
              - from 10 to 15 years of service: 4 months;
              - from 15 to 20 years of service: 5 months;
              - from 20 to 30 years of service: 6 months.
              Above 30 years, an increase of 10 days per year of length of service is granted.
              • tenure ≥ 6 months
                • 15 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 9 months
                • 15 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 2 years
                • 1 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 4 years
                • 2 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 5 years
                • 3 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 10 years
                • 4 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 20 years
                • 6 month(s).

              Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

              Remarks:
              • Art. 69 LC.

              Notification to the public administration: No

              Remarks:
              • Except for any:
                * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
                * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
                * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

              Notification to workers' representatives: No

              Remarks:
              • However, such notification is mandatory in case of any individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 59 LC.

              Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

              Remarks:
              • However, approval by the administration is required for any:
                * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
                * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
                * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

              Approval by workers' representatives: No

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              Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

              Remarks:
              • Art. 51 LC, as amended in 2010 by Order No. 018/PR/2010: written notification to attend an oral interview.
                Art. 53 LC: dismissal letter.

              Notice period:
              Remarks:
              • According to art. 65 LC, the statutory minimum notice period varies according to the length of service, as follows:
                - up to 1 year of service: 15 days;
                - from 1 to 3 years of service: 1 month;
                - from 3 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
                - from 5 to 10 years of service: 3 months;
                - from 10 to 15 years of service: 4 months;
                - from 15 to 20 years of service: 5 months;
                - from 20 to 30 years of service: 6 months.
                Above 30 years, an increase of 10 days per year of length of service is granted.
                • tenure ≥ 6 months
                  • 15 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 9 months
                  • 15 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 2 years
                  • 1 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 4 years
                  • 2 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 5 years
                  • 3 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 10 years
                  • 4 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 20 years
                  • 6 month(s).

                Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                Remarks:
                • Art. 69 LC.

                Notification to the public administration: No

                Remarks:
                • Except for any:
                  * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
                  * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
                  * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

                Notification to workers' representatives: No

                Remarks:
                • However, such notification is mandatory in case of any individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 59 LC.

                Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                Remarks:
                • However, approval by the administration is required for any:
                  * Individual dismissal based on economic grounds: Art. 56 LC;
                  * Dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: Art. 170 LC;
                  * Dismissal of a workers' representative: Art. 294 LC.

                Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                Remarks:
                • Art. 51 LC, as amended in 2010 by Order No. 018/PR/2010: written notification to attend an oral interview.
                  Art. 53 LC: dismissal letter.

                Notice period:
                Remarks:
                • According to art. 65 LC, the statutory minimum notice period varies according to the length of service, as follows:
                  - up to 1 year of service: 15 days;
                  - from 1 to 3 years of service: 1 month;
                  - from 3 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
                  - from 5 to 10 years of service: 3 months;
                  - from 10 to 15 years of service: 4 months;
                  - from 15 to 20 years of service: 5 months;
                  - from 20 to 30 years of service: 6 months.
                  • tenure ≥ 6 months
                    • 15 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 9 months
                    • 15 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 2 years
                    • 1 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 4 years
                    • 2 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 5 years
                    • 3 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 10 years
                    • 4 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 20 years
                    • 6 month(s).

                  Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                  Remarks:
                  • Art. 69 LC.

                  Notification to the public administration: No

                  Remarks:
                  • Except for any:
                    * individual dismissal based on economic grounds: art. 56 LC;
                    * dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: art. 170 LC;
                    * dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 295 LC.

                  Notification to workers' representatives: No

                  Remarks:
                  • However, such notification is mandatory in case of any individual dismissal based on economic grounds: art. 59 LC.

                  Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                  Remarks:
                  • However, approval by the administration is required for any:
                    * individual dismissal based on economic grounds: art. 56 LC;
                    * dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: art. 170 LC;
                    * dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 295 LC.

                  Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                  Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                  Remarks:
                  • Art. 51 LC, as amended in 2010 by Order No. 018/PR/2010: written notification to attend an oral interview.
                    Art. 53 LC: dismissal letter.

                  Notice period:
                  Remarks:
                  • According to art. 65 LC, the statutory minimum notice period varies according to the length of service, as follows:
                    - up to 1 year of service: 15 days;
                    - from 1 to 3 years of service: 1 month;
                    - from 3 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
                    - from 5 to 10 years of service: 3 months;
                    - from 10 to 15 years of service: 4 months;
                    - from 15 to 20 years of service: 5 months;
                    - from 20 to 30 years of service: 6 months.
                    • tenure ≥ 6 months
                      • 15 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 9 months
                      • 15 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 2 years
                      • 1 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 4 years
                      • 2 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 5 years
                      • 3 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 10 years
                      • 4 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 20 years
                      • 6 month(s).

                    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                    Remarks:
                    • Art. 69 LC.

                    Notification to the public administration: No

                    Remarks:
                    • Except for any:
                      * individual dismissal based on economic grounds: art. 56 LC;
                      * dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: art. 170 LC;
                      * dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 295 LC.

                    Notification to workers' representatives: No

                    Remarks:
                    • However, such notification is mandatory in case of any individual dismissal based on economic grounds: art. 59 LC.

                    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                    Remarks:
                    • However, approval by the administration is required for any:
                      * individual dismissal based on economic grounds: art. 56 LC;
                      * dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: art. 170 LC;
                      * dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 295 LC.

                    Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                    Remarks:
                    • Art. 51 LC, as amended in 2010 by Order No. 018/PR/2010: written notification to attend an oral interview.
                      Art. 53 LC: dismissal letter.

                    Notice period:
                    Remarks:
                    • According to art. 65 LC, the statutory minimum notice period varies according to the length of service, as follows:
                      - up to 1 year of service: 15 days;
                      - from 1 to 3 years of service: 1 month;
                      - from 3 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
                      - from 5 to 10 years of service: 3 months;
                      - from 10 to 15 years of service: 4 months;
                      - from 15 to 20 years of service: 5 months;
                      - from 20 to 30 years of service: 6 months.
                      • tenure ≥ 6 months
                        • 15 day(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 9 months
                        • 15 day(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 2 years
                        • 1 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 4 years
                        • 2 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 5 years
                        • 3 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 10 years
                        • 4 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 20 years
                        • 6 month(s).

                      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                      Remarks:
                      • Art. 69 LC.

                      Notification to the public administration: No

                      Remarks:
                      • Except for any:
                        * individual dismissal based on economic grounds: art. 56 LC;
                        * dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: art. 170 LC;
                        * dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 295 LC.

                      Notification to workers' representatives: No

                      Remarks:
                      • However, such notification is mandatory in case of any individual dismissal based on economic grounds: art. 59 LC.

                      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                      Remarks:
                      • However, approval by the administration is required for any:
                        * individual dismissal based on economic grounds: art. 56 LC;
                        * dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: art. 170 LC;
                        * dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 295 LC.

                      Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                      Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                      Remarks:
                      • Art. 51 LC: written notification to attend an oral interview.
                        Art. 53 LC: dismissal letter.

                      Notice period:
                      Remarks:
                      • According to art. 65 LC, the statutory minimum notice period varies according to the length of service, as follows:
                        - up to 1 year of service: 15 days;
                        - from 1 to 3 years of service: 1 month;
                        - from 3 to 5 years of service: 2 months;
                        - from 5 to 10 years of service: 3 months;
                        - from 10 to 15 years of service: 4 months;
                        - from 15 to 20 years of service: 5 months;
                        - from 20 to 30 years of service: 6 months.
                        • tenure ≥ 6 months
                          • 15 day(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 9 months
                          • 15 day(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 2 years
                          • 1 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 4 years
                          • 2 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 5 years
                          • 3 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 10 years
                          • 4 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 20 years
                          • 6 month(s).

                        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                        Remarks:
                        • Art. 69 LC.

                        Notification to the public administration: No

                        Remarks:
                        • Except for any:
                          * individual dismissal based on economic grounds: art. 56 LC;
                          * dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: art. 170 LC;
                          * dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 295 LC.

                        Notification to workers' representatives: No

                        Remarks:
                        • However, such notification is mandatory in case of any individual dismissal based on economic grounds: art. 59 LC.

                        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                        Remarks:
                        • However, approval by the administration is required for any:
                          * individual dismissal based on economic grounds: art. 56 LC;
                          * dismissal of a pregnant woman and women on maternity leave: art. 170 LC;
                          * dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 295 LC.

                        Approval by workers' representatives: No