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Niger - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • See art. 84 new LC (economic dismissals) and 90, al. 2 new LC (summary dismissal). No such specific requirement for any other dismissal in the LC. [Note: the article numbers have changed in the new LC, but their content has remained unchanged]

    However, see art. 28, 1972 Inter-occupational Collective Agreement that specifically requires that notification be written.

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • No specified duration in the LC (see art. 88 new LC).

    However,the 1972 Inter-occupational Collective Agreement in appendix No 1. establishes the duration of the notice period according to the worker's category, as follows:
    - 1 month for monthly paid workers;
    - 8 days for hourly, daily or weekly paid workers;
    - 1 month for first-line supervisors ("agents de maîtrise") and technicians;
    - 3 months for engineers, executives and senior executives.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
      • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
      • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
      • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
      • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
      • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
      • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
      • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
      • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
      • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
      • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
      • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
      • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
      • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
      • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
      • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 90 new LC
      [Note: the article number has changed in the new LC, but its content has remained unchanged]

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Remarks:
    • Except in case of a dismissal of a workers' representative (art. 227 new LC) and an economic dismissal (art. 80 new LC)
      [Note: the article numbers have changed in the new LC, but their content has remained unchanged]

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Remarks:
    • Except in case of an economic dismissal (art. 80 new LC).
      [Note: the article number has changed in the new LC, but its content has remained unchanged]

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Remarks:
    • Except in case of a dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 227 new LC.
      [Note: the article number has changed in the new LC, but its content has remained unchanged]

    Approval by workers' representatives: No

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    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

    Remarks:
    • See art. 84 new LC (economic dismissals) and 90, al. 2 new LC (summary dismissal). No such specific requirement for any other dismissal in the LC. [Note: the article numbers have changed in the new LC, but their content has remained unchanged]

      However, see art. 28, 1972 Inter-occupational Collective Agreement that specifically requires that notification be written.

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • No specified duration in the LC (see art. 88 new LC).

      However,the 1972 Inter-occupational Collective Agreement in appendix No 1. establishes the duration of the notice period according to the worker's category, as follows:
      - 1 month for monthly paid workers;
      - 8 days for hourly, daily or weekly paid workers;
      - 1 month for first-line supervisors ("agents de maîtrise") and technicians;
      - 3 months for engineers, executives and senior executives.
      • tenure ≥ 6 months
        • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
        • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
        • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
        • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 9 months
        • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
        • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
        • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
        • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 2 years
        • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
        • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
        • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
        • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 4 years
        • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
        • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
        • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
        • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 5 years
        • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
        • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
        • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
        • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 10 years
        • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
        • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
        • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
        • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 20 years
        • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
        • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
        • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
        • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).

      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

      Remarks:
      • Art. 90 new LC
        [Note: the article number has changed in the new LC, but its content has remained unchanged]

      Notification to the public administration: No

      Remarks:
      • Except in case of a dismissal of a workers' representative (art. 227 new LC) and an economic dismissal (art. 80 new LC)
        [Note: the article numbers have changed in the new LC, but their content has remained unchanged]

      Notification to workers' representatives: No

      Remarks:
      • Except in case of an economic dismissal (art. 80 new LC).
        [Note: the article number has changed in the new LC, but its content has remained unchanged]

      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

      Remarks:
      • Except in case of a dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 227 new LC.
        [Note: the article number has changed in the new LC, but its content has remained unchanged]

      Approval by workers' representatives: No

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      Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

      Remarks:
      • See art. 77 LC (economic dismissals) and 83, al. 2 LC (summary dismissal). No such specific requirement for any other dismissal in the LC. However, see art. 28, 1972 Inter-occupational Collective Agreement that specifically requires that notification be written.

      Notice period:
      Remarks:
      • No specified duration in the LC. However,the 1972 Inter-occupational Collective Agreement in appendix No 1. establishes the duration of the notice period according to the worker's category, as follows:
        - 1 month for monthly paid workers;
        - 8 days for hourly, daily or weekly paid workers;
        - 1 month for first-line supervisors ("agents de maîtrise") and technicians;
        - 3 months for engineers, executives and senior executives.
        • tenure ≥ 6 months
          • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
          • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
          • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
          • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 9 months
          • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
          • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
          • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
          • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 2 years
          • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
          • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
          • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
          • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 4 years
          • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
          • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
          • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
          • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 5 years
          • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
          • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
          • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
          • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 10 years
          • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
          • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
          • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
          • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 20 years
          • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
          • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
          • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
          • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).

        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

        Remarks:
        • Art. 83 LC

        Notification to the public administration: No

        Remarks:
        • Except in case of a dismissal of a workers' representative (art. 216 LC) and an economic dismissal (art. 73 LC).

        Notification to workers' representatives: No

        Remarks:
        • Except in case of an economic dismissal (art. 73 LC).

        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

        Remarks:
        • Except for the dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 216 LC.

        Approval by workers' representatives: No

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        Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

        Remarks:
        • See art. 77 LC (economic dismissals) and 83, al. 2 LC (summary dismissal). No such specific requirement for any other dismissal in the LC. However, see art. 28, 1972 Inter-occupational Collective Agreement that specifically requires that notification be written.

        Notice period:
        Remarks:
        • No specified duration in the LC. However,the 1972 Inter-occupational Collective Agreement in appendix No 1. establishes the duration of the notice period according to the worker's category, as follows:
          - 1 month for monthly paid workers;
          - 8 days for hourly, daily or weekly paid workers;
          - 1 month for first-line supervisors ("agents de maîtrise") and technicians;
          - 3 months for engineers, executives and senior executives.
          • tenure ≥ 6 months
            • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
            • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
            • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
            • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 9 months
            • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
            • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
            • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
            • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 2 years
            • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
            • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
            • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
            • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 4 years
            • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
            • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
            • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
            • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 5 years
            • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
            • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
            • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
            • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 10 years
            • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
            • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
            • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
            • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 20 years
            • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
            • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
            • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
            • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).

          Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

          Remarks:
          • Art. 83 LC

          Notification to the public administration: No

          Remarks:
          • Except in case of a dismissal of a workers' representative (art. 216 LC) and an economic dismissal (art. 73 LC).

          Notification to workers' representatives: No

          Remarks:
          • Except in case of an economic dismissal (art. 73 LC).

          Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

          Remarks:
          • Except for the dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 216 LC.

          Approval by workers' representatives: No

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          Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

          Remarks:
          • See art. 77 LC (economic dismissals) and 83, al. 2 LC (summary dismissal). No such specific requirement for any other dismissal in the LC. However, see art. 28, 1972 Inter-occupational Collective Agreement that specifically requires that notification be written.

          Notice period:
          Remarks:
          • No specified duration in the LC. However,the 1972 Inter-occupational Collective Agreement in appendix No 1. establishes the duration of the notice period according to the worker's category, as follows:
            - 1 month for monthly paid workers;
            - 8 days for hourly, daily or weekly paid workers;
            - 1 month for first-line supervisors ("agents de maîtrise") and technicians;
            - 3 months for engineers, executives and senior executives.
            • tenure ≥ 6 months
              • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
              • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
              • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
              • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 9 months
              • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
              • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
              • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
              • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 2 years
              • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
              • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
              • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
              • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 4 years
              • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
              • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
              • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
              • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 5 years
              • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
              • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
              • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
              • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 10 years
              • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
              • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
              • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
              • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 20 years
              • monthly paid workers - 1 month(s).
              • hourly, daily or weekly paid workers - 8 day(s).
              • first-line supervisors and technicians - 1 month(s).
              • engineers, executives and top executives - 3 month(s).

            Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

            Remarks:
            • Art. 83 LC

            Notification to the public administration: No

            Remarks:
            • Except in case of a dismissal of a workers' representative (art. 216 LC) and an economic dismissal (art. 73 LC).

            Notification to workers' representatives: No

            Remarks:
            • Except in case of an economic dismissal (art. 73 LC).

            Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

            Remarks:
            • Except for the dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 216 LC.

            Approval by workers' representatives: No