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Mexico - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Art. 47 FLA: written notification with the effective date of the dismissal and the reasons for dismissal. If the worker refuses such notification, the employer shall inform the Board of Conciliation and Arbitration.
    If the employer fails to observe this requirement, the dismissal can be considered unjustified.

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • No statutory minimum notice period.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • 0 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • 0 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • 0 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • 0 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • 0 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • 0 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • 0 month(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: No

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Remarks:
    • However, when the employee fails to accept the dismissal notification, the employer shall notify the Board of Conciliation and Arbitration (art. 47 FLA).

    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: written

    Remarks:
    • Art. 47 FLA: written notification with the effective date of the dismissal and the reasons for dismissal. If the worker refuses such notification, the employer shall inform the Board of Conciliation and Arbitration.
      If the employer fails to observe this requirement, the dismissal can be considered unjustified.

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • No statutory minimum notice period.
      • tenure ≥ 6 months
        • 0 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 9 months
        • 0 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 2 years
        • 0 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 4 years
        • 0 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 5 years
        • 0 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 10 years
        • 0 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 20 years
        • 0 month(s).

      Pay in lieu of notice: No

      Notification to the public administration: No

      Remarks:
      • However, when the employee fails to accept the dismissal notification, the employer shall notify the Board of Conciliation and Arbitration (art. 47 FLA).

      Notification to workers' representatives: No

      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

      Approval by workers' representatives: No