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Malawi - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Malawi - 2019    

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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Notice period:
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • fortnightly paid workers - 2 week(s).
      • hourly or weekly paid workers - 1 week(s).
      • fixed-term workers - 14 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • fortnightly paid workers - 2 week(s).
      • hourly or weekly paid workers - 1 week(s).
      • fixed-term workers - 14 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • fortnightly, weekly or hourly paid workers - 2 week(s).
      • fixed-term workers - 14 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • fortnightly, weekly or hourly paid workers - 2 week(s).
      • fixed-term workers - 14 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • fortnightly, weekly or hourly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • fixed-term workers - 14 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • fortnightly, weekly or hourly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • fixed-term workers - 14 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • fortnightly, weekly or hourly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • fixed-term workers - 14 day(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