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Lesotho - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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

Remarks:
  • Art. 65 LC: notice to terminate a contract may be either oral or written.

    (See also art. 69 LC: The employer shall provide a written statement of the reason for dismissal either before dismissal, at the time of dismissal or within four weeks of the dismissal having taken effect).

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Art. 63 LC.
    Statutory notice period is set according to the length of service, as follows:
    * 1 or more years of service: 1 month's notice;
    * more than 6 months and less than 1 year: a fortnight's notice;
    * less than 6 months: 1 week's notice.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • 2 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • 2 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • 1 month(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 64 LC

    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

    Remarks:
    • Art. 65 LC: notice to terminate a contract may be either oral or written.

      (See also art. 69 LC: The employer shall provide a written statement of the reason for dismissal either before dismissal, at the time of dismissal or within four weeks of the dismissal having taken effect).

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • Art. 63 LC.
      Statutory notice period is set according to the length of service, as follows:
      * 1 or more years of service: 1 month's notice;
      * more than 6 months and less than 1 year: a fortnight's notice;
      * less than 6 months: 1 week's notice.
      • tenure ≥ 6 months
        • 2 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 9 months
        • 2 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 2 years
        • 1 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 4 years
        • 1 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 5 years
        • 1 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 10 years
        • 1 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 20 years
        • 1 month(s).

      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

      Remarks:
      • Art. 64 LC

      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

      Remarks:
      • Art. 65 LC: notice to terminate a contract may be either oral or written.

        (See also art. 69 LC: The employer shall provide a written statement of the reason for dismissal either before dismissal, at the time of dismissal or within four weeks of the dismissal having taken effect).

      Notice period:
      Remarks:
      • Art. 63 LC.
        Statutory notice period is set according to the length of service, as follows:
        * 1 or more years of service: 1 month's notice;
        * more than 6 months and less than 1 year: a fortnight's notice;
        * less than 6 months: 1 week's notice.
        • tenure ≥ 6 months
          • 2 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 9 months
          • 2 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 2 years
          • 1 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 4 years
          • 1 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 5 years
          • 1 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 10 years
          • 1 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 20 years
          • 1 month(s).

        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

        Remarks:
        • Art. 64 LC

        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

        Remarks:
        • Art. 65 LC: notice to terminate a contract may be either oral or written.

          (See also art. 69 LC: The employer shall provide a written statement of the reason for dismissal either before dismissal, at the time of dismissal or within four weeks of the dismissal having taken effect).

        Notice period:
        Remarks:
        • Art. 63 LC.
          Statutory notice period is set according to the length of service, as follows:
          * 1 or more years of service: 1 month's notice;
          * more than 6 months and less than 1 year: a fortnight's notice;
          * less than 6 months: 1 week's notice.
          • tenure ≥ 6 months
            • 2 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 9 months
            • 2 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 2 years
            • 1 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 4 years
            • 1 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 5 years
            • 1 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 10 years
            • 1 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 20 years
            • 1 month(s).

          Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

          Remarks:
          • Art. 64 LC

          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

          Remarks:
          • Art. 65 LC: notice to terminate a contract may be either oral or written.

            (See also art. 69 LC: The employer shall provide a written statement of the reason for dismissal either before dismissal, at the time of dismissal or within four weeks of the dismissal having taken effect).

          Notice period:
          Remarks:
          • Art. 63 LC.
            Statutory notice period is set according to the length of service, as follows:
            * 1 or more years of service: 1 month's notice;
            * more than 6 months and less than 1 year: a fortnight's notice;
            * less than 6 months: 1 week's notice.
            • tenure ≥ 6 months
              • 2 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 9 months
              • 2 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 2 years
              • 1 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 4 years
              • 1 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 5 years
              • 1 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 10 years
              • 1 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 20 years
              • 1 month(s).

            Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

            Remarks:
            • Art. 64 LC

            Notification to the public administration: No

            Notification to workers' representatives: No

            Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

            Approval by workers' representatives: No