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Tanzania, United Republic of - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Art. 41(3) ELRA provides that notice of termination shall be in writing.

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Art. 41(1) ELRA: if a contract of employment can be terminated on notice, the required period of notice is at least:
    * 7 days if given in the first month of employment and after that;
    * 28 days if the employee is employed on a monthly basis;
    * 4 days if the employee is employed on a daily or weekly basis.
    A longer notice period may be agreed upon by the parties, provided that the notice period is of equal duration for the employer and employee.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 41(5) ELRA provides that instead of giving an employee notice of termination, an employer may pay the employee the remuneration that the employee would have received if the employee had worked during the notice period.

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Remarks:
    • Except in the event of termination based on operational requirements (retrenchment): art. 38(1) ELRA.

    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. 41(3) ELRA provides that notice of termination shall be in writing.

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • Art. 41(1) ELRA: if a contract of employment can be terminated on notice, the required period of notice is at least:
      * 7 days if given in the first month of employment and after that;
      * 28 days if the employee is employed on a monthly basis;
      * 4 days if the employee is employed on a daily or weekly basis.
      A longer notice period may be agreed upon by the parties, provided that the notice period is of equal duration for the employer and employee.
      • tenure ≥ 6 months
        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 9 months
        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 2 years
        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 4 years
        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 5 years
        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 10 years
        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
      • tenure ≥ 20 years
        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).

      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

      Remarks:
      • Art. 41(5) ELRA provides that instead of giving an employee notice of termination, an employer may pay the employee the remuneration that the employee would have received if the employee had worked during the notice period.

      Notification to the public administration: No

      Notification to workers' representatives: No

      Remarks:
      • Except in the event of termination based on operational requirements (retrenchment): art. 38(1) ELRA.

      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. 41(3) ELRA provides that notice of termination shall be in writing.

      Notice period:
      Remarks:
      • Art. 41(1) ELRA: if a contract of employment can be terminated on notice, the required period of notice is at least:
        * 7 days if given in the first month of employment and after that;
        * 28 days if the employee is employed on a monthly basis;
        * 4 days if the employee is employed on a daily or weekly basis.
        A longer notice period may be agreed upon by the parties, provided that the notice period is of equal duration for the employer and employee.
        • tenure ≥ 6 months
          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 9 months
          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 2 years
          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 4 years
          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 5 years
          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 10 years
          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
        • tenure ≥ 20 years
          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).

        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

        Remarks:
        • Art. 41(5) ELRA provides that instead of giving an employee notice of termination, an employer may pay the employee the remuneration that the employee would have received if the employee had worked during the notice period.

        Notification to the public administration: No

        Notification to workers' representatives: No

        Remarks:
        • Except in the event of termination based on operational requirements (retrenchment): art. 38(1) ELRA.

        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. 41(3) ELRA provides that notice of termination shall be in writing.

        Notice period:
        Remarks:
        • Art. 41(1) ELRA: if a contract of employment can be terminated on notice, the required period of notice is at least:
          * 7 days if given in the first month of employment and after that;
          * 28 days if the employee is employed on a monthly basis;
          * 4 days if the employee is employed on a daily or weekly basis.
          A longer notice period may be agreed upon by the parties, provided that the notice period is of equal duration for the employer and employee.
          • tenure ≥ 6 months
            • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
            • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 9 months
            • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
            • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 2 years
            • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
            • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 4 years
            • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
            • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 5 years
            • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
            • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 10 years
            • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
            • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
          • tenure ≥ 20 years
            • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
            • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).

          Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

          Remarks:
          • Art. 41(5) ELRA provides that instead of giving an employee notice of termination, an employer may pay the employee the remuneration that the employee would have received if the employee had worked during the notice period.

          Notification to the public administration: No

          Notification to workers' representatives: No

          Remarks:
          • Except in the event of termination based on operational requirements (retrenchment): art. 38(1) ELRA.

          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. 41(3) ELRA provides that notice of termination shall be in writing.

          Notice period:
          Remarks:
          • Art. 41(1) ELRA: if a contract of employment can be terminated on notice, the required period of notice is at least:
            * 7 days if given in the first month of employment and after that;
            * 28 days if the employee is employed on a monthly basis;
            * 4 days if the employee is employed on a daily or weekly basis.
            A longer notice period may be agreed upon by the parties, provided that the notice period is of equal duration for the employer and employee.
            • tenure ≥ 6 months
              • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
              • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 9 months
              • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
              • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 2 years
              • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
              • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 4 years
              • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
              • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 5 years
              • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
              • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 10 years
              • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
              • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
            • tenure ≥ 20 years
              • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
              • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).

            Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

            Remarks:
            • Art. 41(5) ELRA provides that instead of giving an employee notice of termination, an employer may pay the employee the remuneration that the employee would have received if the employee had worked during the notice period.

            Notification to the public administration: No

            Notification to workers' representatives: No

            Remarks:
            • Except in the event of termination based on operational requirements (retrenchment): art. 38(1) ELRA.

            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. 41(3) ELRA provides that notice of termination shall be in writing.

            Notice period:
            Remarks:
            • Art. 41(1) ELRA: if a contract of employment can be terminated on notice, the required period of notice is at least:
              * 7 days if given in the first month of employment and after that;
              * 28 days if the employee is employed on a monthly basis;
              * 4 days if the employee is employed on a daily or weekly basis.
              A longer notice period may be agreed upon by the parties, provided that the notice period is of equal duration for the employer and employee.
              • tenure ≥ 6 months
                • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 9 months
                • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 2 years
                • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 4 years
                • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 5 years
                • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 10 years
                • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
              • tenure ≥ 20 years
                • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).

              Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

              Remarks:
              • Art. 41(5) ELRA provides that instead of giving an employee notice of termination, an employer may pay the employee the remuneration that the employee would have received if the employee had worked during the notice period.

              Notification to the public administration: No

              Notification to workers' representatives: No

              Remarks:
              • Except in the event of termination based on operational requirements (retrenchment): art. 38(1) ELRA.

              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. 41(3) ELRA provides that notice of termination shall be in writing.

              Notice period:
              Remarks:
              • Art. 41(1) ELRA: if a contract of employment can be terminated on notice, the required period of notice is at least:
                * 7 days if given in the first month of employment and after that;
                * 28 days if the employee is employed on a monthly basis;
                * 4 days if the employee is employed on a daily or weekly basis.
                A longer notice period may be agreed upon by the parties, provided that the notice period is of equal duration for the employer and employee.
                • tenure ≥ 6 months
                  • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                  • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 9 months
                  • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                  • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 2 years
                  • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                  • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 4 years
                  • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                  • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 5 years
                  • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                  • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 10 years
                  • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                  • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                • tenure ≥ 20 years
                  • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                  • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).

                Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                Remarks:
                • Art. 41(5) ELRA provides that instead of giving an employee notice of termination, an employer may pay the employee the remuneration that the employee would have received if the employee had worked during the notice period.

                Notification to the public administration: No

                Notification to workers' representatives: No

                Remarks:
                • Except in the event of termination based on operational requirements (retrenchment): art. 38(1) ELRA.

                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. 41(3) ELRA

                Notice period:
                Remarks:
                • Art. 41(1) ELRA: if a contract of employment can be terminated on notice, the required period of notice is at least:
                  * 7 days if given in the first month of employment and after that;
                  * 28 days if the employee is employed on a monthly basis;
                  * 4 days if the employee is employed on a daily or weekly basis.
                  A longer notice period may be agreed upon by the parties, provided that the notice period is of equal duration for the employer and employee.
                  • tenure ≥ 6 months
                    • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                    • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 9 months
                    • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                    • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 2 years
                    • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                    • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 4 years
                    • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                    • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 5 years
                    • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                    • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 10 years
                    • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                    • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                  • tenure ≥ 20 years
                    • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                    • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).

                  Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                  Remarks:
                  • Art. 41(5) ELRA

                  Notification to the public administration: No

                  Notification to workers' representatives: No

                  Remarks:
                  • Except in the event of termination based on operational requirements (retrenchment): art. 38(1) ELRA.

                  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. 41(3) ELRA

                  Notice period:
                  Remarks:
                  • Art. 41(1) ELRA: if a contract of employment can be terminated on notice, the required period of notice is at least:
                    * 7 days if given in the first month of employment and after that;
                    * 28 days if the employee is employed on a monthly basis;
                    * 4 days if the employee is employed on a daily or weekly basis.
                    A longer notice period may be agreed upon by the parties, provided that the notice period is of equal duration for the employer and employee.
                    • tenure ≥ 6 months
                      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 9 months
                      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 2 years
                      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 4 years
                      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 5 years
                      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 10 years
                      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                    • tenure ≥ 20 years
                      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).

                    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                    Remarks:
                    • Art. 41(5) ELRA

                    Notification to the public administration: No

                    Notification to workers' representatives: No

                    Remarks:
                    • Except in the event of termination based on operational requirements (retrenchment): art. 38(1) ELRA.

                    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. 41(3) ELRA

                    Notice period:
                    Remarks:
                    • Art. 41(1) ELRA: if a contract of employment can be terminated on notice, the required period of notice is at least:
                      * 7 days if given in the first month of employment and after that;
                      * 28 days if the employee is employed on a monthly basis;
                      * 4 days if the employee is employed on a daily or weekly basis.
                      A longer notice period may be agreed upon by the parties, provided that the notice period is of equal duration for the employer and employee.
                      • tenure ≥ 6 months
                        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 9 months
                        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 2 years
                        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 4 years
                        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 5 years
                        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 10 years
                        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                      • tenure ≥ 20 years
                        • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                        • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).

                      Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                      Remarks:
                      • Art. 41(5) ELRA

                      Notification to the public administration: No

                      Notification to workers' representatives: No

                      Remarks:
                      • Except in the event of termination based on operational requirements (retrenchment): art. 38(1) ELRA.

                      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. 41(3) ELRA

                      Notice period:
                      Remarks:
                      • Art. 41(1) ELRA: if a contract of employment can be terminated on notice, the required period of notice is at least:
                        * 7 days if given in the first month of employment and after that;
                        * 28 days if the employee is employed on a monthly basis;
                        * 4 days if the employee is employed on a daily or weekly basis.
                        A longer notice period may be agreed upon by the parties, provided that the notice period is of equal duration for the employer and employee.
                        • tenure ≥ 6 months
                          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 9 months
                          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 2 years
                          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 4 years
                          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 5 years
                          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 10 years
                          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
                        • tenure ≥ 20 years
                          • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
                          • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).

                        Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

                        Remarks:
                        • Art. 41(5) ELRA

                        Notification to the public administration: No

                        Notification to workers' representatives: No

                        Remarks:
                        • Except in the event of termination based on operational requirements (retrenchment): art. 38(1) ELRA.

                        Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                        Approval by workers' representatives: No