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Tunisia - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Art. 14bis LC.

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Employers and employees are required to give one month's notice in writing. If there are provisions which result from a contractual or collective agreement, general practice or vested rights that require a longer period of notice, these provisions are applied (art. 14bis LC). For example, the period of notice for journalists (art. 398 LC) and commercial travellers and sales representatives (art. 410 LC) varies between one and three months.
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    Les employeurs et les employés sont tenus de donner un préavis écrit d'un mois. L'article 14bis du Code du travail dispose que "le préavis de rupture du contrat de travail à durée indéterminée est notifié par lettre recommandée adressée à l'autre partie un mois avant la rupture du contrat (...) le tout sans préjudice des prescriptions plus avantageuses pour le travailleur résultant de dispositions spéciales prévues par l'accord des parties, la convention collective ou l'usage."
    Par exemple, le délai de préavis pour les journalistes (art. 398 LC) et les voyageurs commerciaux et représentants commerciaux (art. 410 LC) varie entre un et trois mois.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • 1 month(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:
    • The LC is silent with respect to pay in lieu of notice.
      However, art. 16 of the CFA stipulates that, in the event notice is not observed, the amount of compensation to be paid must at least be equal to wages payable for the length of notice period or for the remaining period of notice (art. 16 FCA).
      ___________________________
      Le Code du travail ne fait pas référence à l'indemnité compensatoire de préavis. Toutefois, l'art. 16 de la Convention Collective (1973) stipule que' "en cas d'inobservation du délai - congé par la partie qui a pris l'initiative de la rupture, l'indemnité sera au moins égale au salaire effectif correspondant à la -durée du délai - congé ou à la période du délai - congé restant à courir."

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Remarks:
    • Except for protected workers.
      __________________
      Sauf pour les catégories de travailleurs protégés

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Remarks:
    • Except for protected workers.
      __________________
      Sauf pour les catégories de travailleurs protégés

    Approval by workers' representatives: No

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    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

    Remarks:
    • Art. 14bis LC.

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • Employers and employees are required to give one month's notice in writing. If there are provisions which result from a contractual or collective agreement, general practice or vested rights that require a longer period of notice, these provisions are applied (art. 14bis LC). For example, the period of notice for journalists (art. 398 LC) and commercial travellers and sales representatives (art. 410 LC) varies between one and three months.
      _________________________
      Les employeurs et les employés sont tenus de donner un préavis écrit d'un mois. L'article 14bis du Code du travail dispose que "le préavis de rupture du contrat de travail à durée indéterminée est notifié par lettre recommandée adressée à l'autre partie un mois avant la rupture du contrat (...) le tout sans préjudice des prescriptions plus avantageuses pour le travailleur résultant de dispositions spéciales prévues par l'accord des parties, la convention collective ou l'usage."
      Par exemple, le délai de préavis pour les journalistes (art. 398 LC) et les voyageurs commerciaux et représentants commerciaux (art. 410 LC) varie entre un et trois mois.
      • tenure ≥ 6 months
        • 1 month(s).
      • tenure ≥ 9 months
        • 1 month(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:
      • The LC is silent with respect to pay in lieu of notice.
        However, art. 16 of the CFA stipulates that, in the event notice is not observed, the amount of compensation to be paid must at least be equal to wages payable for the length of notice period or for the remaining period of notice (art. 16 FCA).
        ___________________________
        Le Code du travail ne fait pas référence à l'indemnité compensatoire de préavis. Toutefois, l'art. 16 de la Convention Collective (1973) stipule que' "en cas d'inobservation du délai - congé par la partie qui a pris l'initiative de la rupture, l'indemnité sera au moins égale au salaire effectif correspondant à la -durée du délai - congé ou à la période du délai - congé restant à courir."

      Notification to the public administration: No

      Remarks:
      • Except for protected workers.
        __________________
        Sauf pour les catégories de travailleurs protégés

      Notification to workers' representatives: No

      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

      Remarks:
      • Except for protected workers.
        __________________
        Sauf pour les catégories de travailleurs protégés

      Approval by workers' representatives: No

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      Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

      Remarks:
      • Art. 14bis LC.

      Notice period:
      Remarks:
      • Employers and employees are required to give one month's notice in writing. If there are provisions which result from a contractual or collective agreement, general practice or vested rights that require a longer period of notice, these provisions are applied (art. 14bis LC). For example, the period of notice for journalists (art. 398 LC) and commercial travellers and sales representatives (art. 410 LC) varies between one and three months.
        _________________________
        Les employeurs et les employés sont tenus de donner un préavis écrit d'un mois. L'article 14bis du Code du travail dispose que "le préavis de rupture du contrat de travail à durée indéterminée est notifié par lettre recommandée adressée à l'autre partie un mois avant la rupture du contrat (...) le tout sans préjudice des prescriptions plus avantageuses pour le travailleur résultant de dispositions spéciales prévues par l'accord des parties, la convention collective ou l'usage."
        Par exemple, le délai de préavis pour les journalistes (art. 398 LC) et les voyageurs commerciaux et représentants commerciaux (art. 410 LC) varie entre un et trois mois.
        • tenure ≥ 6 months
          • 1 month(s).
        • tenure ≥ 9 months
          • 1 month(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:
        • The LC is silent with respect to pay in lieu of notice.
          However, art. 16 of the CFA stipulates that, in the event notice is not observed, the amount of compensation to be paid must at least be equal to wages payable for the length of notice period or for the remaining period of notice (art. 16 FCA).
          ___________________________
          Le Code du travail ne fait pas référence à l'indemnité compensatoire de préavis. Toutefois, l'art. 16 de la Convention Collective (1973) stipule que' "en cas d'inobservation du délai - congé par la partie qui a pris l'initiative de la rupture, l'indemnité sera au moins égale au salaire effectif correspondant à la -durée du délai - congé ou à la période du délai - congé restant à courir."

        Notification to the public administration: No

        Remarks:
        • Except for protected workers.
          __________________
          Sauf pour les catégories de travailleurs protégés

        Notification to workers' representatives: No

        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

        Remarks:
        • Except for protected workers.
          __________________
          Sauf pour les catégories de travailleurs protégés

        Approval by workers' representatives: No

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        Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

        Remarks:
        • Art. 14bis LC.

        Notice period:
        Remarks:
        • Employers and employees are required to give one month's notice in writing. If there are provisions which result from a contractual or collective agreement, general practice or vested rights that require a longer period of notice, these provisions are applied (art. 14bis LC). For example, the period of notice for journalists (art. 398 LC) and commercial travellers and sales representatives (art. 410 LC) varies between one and three months.
          • tenure ≥ 6 months
            • 1 month(s).
          • tenure ≥ 9 months
            • 1 month(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:
          • The LC is silent with respect to pay in lieu of notice.
            However, art. 16 of the CFA stipulates that, in the event notice is not observed, the amount of compensation to be paid must at least be equal to wages payable for the length of notice period or for the remaining period of notice (art. 16 FCA).

          Notification to the public administration: No

          Remarks:
          • Except for protected workers.

          Notification to workers' representatives: No

          Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

          Remarks:
          • Except for protected workers.

          Approval by workers' representatives: No

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          Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

          Remarks:
          • Art. 14bis LC.

          Notice period:
          Remarks:
          • Employers and employees are required to give one month's notice in writing. If there are provisions which result from a contractual or collective agreement, general practice or vested rights that require a longer period of notice, these provisions are applied (art. 14bis LC). For example, the period of notice for journalists (art. 398 LC) and commercial travellers and sales representatives (art. 410 LC) varies between one and three months.
            • tenure ≥ 6 months
              • 1 month(s).
            • tenure ≥ 9 months
              • 1 month(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:
            • The LC is silent with respect to pay in lieu of notice.
              However, art. 16 of the CFA stipulates that, in the event notice is not observed, the amount of compensation to be paid must at least be equal to wages payable for the length of notice period or for the remaining period of notice (art. 16 FCA).

            Notification to the public administration: No

            Remarks:
            • Except for protected workers.

            Notification to workers' representatives: No

            Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

            Remarks:
            • Except for protected workers.

            Approval by workers' representatives: No

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            Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

            Remarks:
            • Art. 14bis LC.

            Notice period:
            Remarks:
            • Employers and employees are required to give one month's notice in writing. If there are provisions which result from a contractual or collective agreement, general practice or vested rights that require a longer period of notice, these provisions are applied (art. 14bis LC). For example, the period of notice for journalists (art. 398 LC) and commercial travellers and sales representatives (art. 410 LC) varies between one and three months.
              • tenure ≥ 6 months
                • 1 month(s).
              • tenure ≥ 9 months
                • 1 month(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:
              • The LC is silent with respect to pay in lieu of notice.
                However, art. 16 of the CFA stipulates that, in the event notice is not observed, the amount of compensation to be paid must at least be equal to wages payable for the length of notice period or for the remaining period of notice (art. 16 FCA).

              Notification to the public administration: No

              Remarks:
              • Except for protected workers.

              Notification to workers' representatives: No

              Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

              Remarks:
              • Except for protected workers.

              Approval by workers' representatives: No

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              Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

              Remarks:
              • Art. 14bis LC.

              Notice period:
              Remarks:
              • Employers and employees are required to give one month's notice in writing. If there are provisions which result from a contractual or collective agreement, general practice or vested rights that require a longer period of notice, these provisions are applied (art. 14bis LC). For example, the period of notice for journalists (art. 398 LC) and commercial travellers and sales representatives (art. 410 LC) varies between one and three months.
                • tenure ≥ 6 months
                  • 1 month(s).
                • tenure ≥ 9 months
                  • 1 month(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:
                • The LC is silent with respect to pay in lieu of notice.
                  However, art. 16 of the CFA stipulates that, in the event notice is not observed, the amount of compensation to be paid must at least be equal to wages payable for the length of notice period or for the remaining period of notice (art. 16 FCA).

                Notification to the public administration: No

                Remarks:
                • Except for protected workers.

                Notification to workers' representatives: No

                Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                Remarks:
                • Except for protected workers.

                Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                Remarks:
                • Art. 14bis LC.

                Notice period:
                Remarks:
                • Employers and employees are required to give one month's notice in writing. If there are provisions which result from a contractual or collective agreement, general practice or vested rights that require a longer period of notice, these provisions are applied (art. 14bis LC). For example, the period of notice for journalists (art. 398 LC) and commercial travellers and sales representatives (art. 410 LC) varies between one and three months.
                  • tenure ≥ 6 months
                    • 1 month(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 9 months
                    • 1 month(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:
                  • The LC is silent with respect to pay in lieu of notice.
                    However, art. 16 of the CFA stipulates that, in the event notice is not observed, the amount of compensation to be paid must at least be equal to wages payable for the length of notice period or for the remaining period of notice (art. 16 FCA).

                  Notification to the public administration: No

                  Remarks:
                  • Except for protected workers.

                  Notification to workers' representatives: No

                  Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                  Remarks:
                  • Except for protected workers.

                  Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                  Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                  Remarks:
                  • Art. 14bis LC.

                  Notice period:
                  Remarks:
                  • Employers and employees are required to give one month's notice in writing. If there are provisions which result from a contractual or collective agreement, general practice or vested rights that require a longer period of notice, these provisions are applied (art. 14bis LC). For example, the period of notice for journalists (art. 398 LC) and commercial travellers and sales representatives (art. 410 LC) varies between one and three months.
                    • tenure ≥ 6 months
                      • 1 month(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 9 months
                      • 1 month(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:
                    • The LC is silent with respect to pay in lieu of notice.
                      However, art. 16 of the CFA stipulates that, in the event notice is not observed, the amount of compensation to be paid must at least be equal to wages payable for the length of notice period or for the remaining period of notice (art. 16 FCA).

                    Notification to the public administration: No

                    Remarks:
                    • Except for protected workers.

                    Notification to workers' representatives: No

                    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                    Remarks:
                    • Except for protected workers.

                    Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                    Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                    Remarks:
                    • Art. 14bis LC.

                    Notice period:
                    Remarks:
                    • Employers and employees are required to give one month's notice in writing. If there are provisions which result from a contractual or collective agreement, general practice or vested rights that require a longer period of notice, these provisions are applied (art. 14bis LC). For example, the period of notice for journalists (art. 398 LC) and commercial travellers and sales representatives (art. 410 LC) varies between one and three months.
                      • tenure ≥ 6 months
                        • 1 month(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 9 months
                        • 1 month(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:
                      • The LC is silent with respect to pay in lieu of notice.
                        However, art. 16 of the CFA stipulates that, in the event notice is not observed, the amount of compensation to be paid must at least be equal to wages payable for the length of notice period or for the remaining period of notice (art. 16 FCA).

                      Notification to the public administration: No

                      Remarks:
                      • Except for protected workers.

                      Notification to workers' representatives: No

                      Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                      Remarks:
                      • Except for protected workers.

                      Approval by workers' representatives: No

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                      Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

                      Remarks:
                      • Art. 14bis LC.

                      Notice period:
                      Remarks:
                      • Employers and employees are required to give one month's notice in writing. If there are provisions which result from a contractual or collective agreement, general practice or vested rights that require a longer period of notice, these provisions are applied (art. 14bis LC). For example, the period of notice for journalists (art. 398 LC) and commercial travellers and sales representatives (art. 410 LC) varies between one and three months.
                        • tenure ≥ 6 months
                          • 1 month(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 9 months
                          • 1 month(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:
                        • The LC is silent with respect to pay in lieu of notice.
                          However, art. 16 of the CFA stipulates that, in the event notice is not observed, the amount of compensation to be paid must at least be equal to wages payable for the length of notice period or for the remaining period of notice (art. 16 FCA).

                        Notification to the public administration: No

                        Remarks:
                        • Except for protected workers.

                        Notification to workers' representatives: No

                        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                        Remarks:
                        • Except for protected workers.

                        Approval by workers' representatives: No