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Singapore - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Sec. 10 (5) EA.

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Notice periods are governed by the terms of the contract (sec. 10 (2) EA), and it is only in the absence of such a stipulation that the statutory notice periods apply.
    Sec. 10 (3) EA establishes statutory minimum notice periods as follows:
    - one day for less than 26 weeks' service;
    - one week for 26 weeks to less than two years' service;
    - two weeks for two to less than five years' service;
    - four weeks for five or more years' service.

    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • 1 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • 1 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • 2 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • 2 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • 4 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • 4 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • 4 week(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Sec. 11 (1) EA.

    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: written

    Remarks:
    • Sec. 10 (5) EA.

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • Notice periods are governed by the terms of the contract (sec. 10 (2) EA), and it is only in the absence of such a stipulation that the statutory notice periods apply.
      Sec. 10 (3) EA establishes statutory minimum notice periods as follows:
      - one day for less than 26 weeks' service;
      - one week for 26 weeks to less than two years' service;
      - two weeks for two to less than five years' service;
      - four weeks for five or more years' service.

      • tenure ≥ 6 months
        • 1 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 9 months
        • 1 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 2 years
        • 2 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 4 years
        • 2 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 5 years
        • 4 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 10 years
        • 4 week(s).
      • tenure ≥ 20 years
        • 4 week(s).

      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

      Remarks:
      • Sec. 11 (1) EA.

      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: written

      Remarks:
      • Sec. 10 (5) EA.

      Notice period:
      Remarks:
      • Notice periods are governed by the terms of the contract (sec. 10 (2) EA), and it is only in the absence of such a stipulation that the statutory notice periods apply.
        Sec. 10 (3) EA establishes statutory minimum notice periods as follows:
        - one day for less than 26 weeks' service;
        - one week for 26 weeks to less than two years' service;
        - two weeks for two to less than five years' service;
        - four weeks for five or more years' service.

        • tenure ≥ 6 months
          • 1 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 9 months
          • 1 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 2 years
          • 2 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 4 years
          • 2 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 5 years
          • 4 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 10 years
          • 4 week(s).
        • tenure ≥ 20 years
          • 4 week(s).

        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

        Remarks:
        • Sec. 11 (1) EA.

        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: written

        Remarks:
        • Sec. 10 (5) EA.

        Notice period:
        Remarks:
        • Notice periods are governed by the terms of the contract (sec. 10 (2) EA), and it is only in the absence of such a stipulation that the statutory notice periods apply.
          Sec. 10 (3) EA establishes statutory minimum notice periods as follows:
          - one day for less than 26 weeks' service;
          - one week for 26 weeks to less than two years' service;
          - two weeks for two to less than five years' service;
          - four weeks for five or more years' service.

          • tenure ≥ 6 months
            • 1 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 9 months
            • 1 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 2 years
            • 2 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 4 years
            • 2 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 5 years
            • 4 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 10 years
            • 4 week(s).
          • tenure ≥ 20 years
            • 4 week(s).

          Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

          Remarks:
          • Sec. 11 (1) EA.

          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: written

          Remarks:
          • Sec. 10 (5) EA.

          Notice period:
          Remarks:
          • Notice periods are governed by the terms of the contract (sec. 10 (2) EA), and it is only in the absence of such a stipulation that the statutory notice periods apply.
            Sec. 10 (3) EA establishes statutory minimum notice periods as follows:
            - one day for less than 26 weeks¿ service;
            - one week for 26 weeks to less than two years¿ service;
            - two weeks for two to less than five years¿ service;
            - four weeks for five or more years¿ service.

            • tenure ≥ 6 months
              • 1 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 9 months
              • 1 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 2 years
              • 2 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 4 years
              • 2 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 5 years
              • 4 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 10 years
              • 4 week(s).
            • tenure ≥ 20 years
              • 4 week(s).

            Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

            Remarks:
            • Sec. 11 (1) EA.

            Notification to the public administration: No

            Notification to workers' representatives: No

            Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

            Approval by workers' representatives: No