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United States - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

Remarks:
  • As a general matter, there is no legislative requirement for notice of any kind when an employer dismisses an individual employee. Such notice requirements may be incorporated into a private contract of employment or a collective-bargaining agreement for employees represented by a union.

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • There is no legislative requirement in regard to notice of termination for an individual employee, regardless the employee's tenure. However, collective-bargaining agreements and private employment contracts may contain such provisions.
    • 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

    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: no specific form required

    Remarks:
    • As a general matter, there is no legislative requirement for notice of any kind when an employer dismisses an individual employee. Such notice requirements may be incorporated into a private contract of employment or a collective-bargaining agreement for employees represented by a union.

    Notice period:
    Remarks:
    • There is no legislative requirement in regard to notice of termination for an individual employee, regardless the employee's tenure. However, collective-bargaining agreements and private employment contracts may contain such provisions.
      • 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

      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: no specific form required

      Remarks:
      • As a general matter, there is no legislative requirement for notice of any kind when an employer dismisses an individual employee. Such notice requirements may be incorporated into a private contract of employment or a collective-bargaining agreement for employees represented by a union.

      Notice period:
      Remarks:
      • There is no legislative requirement in regard to notice of termination for an individual employee, regardless the employee's tenure. However, collective-bargaining agreements and private employment contracts may contain such provisions.
        • 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

        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: no specific form required

        Remarks:
        • As a general matter, there is no legislative requirement for notice of any kind when an employer dismisses an individual employee. Such notice requirements may be incorporated into a private contract of employment or a collective-bargaining agreement for employees represented by a union.

        Notice period:
        Remarks:
        • There is no legislative requirement in regard to notice of termination for an individual employee, regardless the employee's tenure. However, collective-bargaining agreements and private employment contracts may contain such provisions.
          • 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

          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: no specific form required

          Remarks:
          • As a general matter, there is no legislative requirement for notice of any kind when an employer dismisses an individual employee. Such notice requirements may be incorporated into a private contract of employment or a collective-bargaining agreement for employees represented by a union.

          Notice period:
          Remarks:
          • There is no legislative requirement in regard to notice of termination for an individual employee, regardless the employee's tenure. However, collective-bargaining agreements and private employment contracts may contain such provisions.
            • 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

            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: no specific form required

            Remarks:
            • As a general matter, there is no legislative requirement for notice of any kind when an employer dismisses an individual employee. Such notice requirements may be incorporated into a private contract of employment or a collective-bargaining agreement for employees represented by a union.

            Notice period:
            Remarks:
            • There is no legislative requirement in regard to notice of termination for an individual employee, regardless the employee's tenure. However, collective-bargaining agreements and private employment contracts may contain such provisions.
              • 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

              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: no specific form required

              Remarks:
              • As a general matter, there is no legislative requirement for notice of any kind when an employer dismisses an individual employee. Such notice requirements may be incorporated into a private contract of employment or a collective-bargaining agreement for employees represented by a union.

              Notice period:
              Remarks:
              • There is no legislative requirement in regard to notice of termination for an individual employee, regardless the employee's tenure. However, collective-bargaining agreements and private employment contracts may contain such provisions.
                • 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

                Notification to workers' representatives: No

                Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                Approval by workers' representatives: No

                + show references

                Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

                Remarks:
                • As a general matter, there is no legislative requirement for notice of any kind when an employer dismisses an individual employee. Such notice requirements may be incorporated into a private contract of employment or a collective-bargaining agreement for employees represented by a union.

                Notice period:
                Remarks:
                • There is no legislative requirement in regard to notice of termination for an individual employee, regardless the employee's tenure. However, collective-bargaining agreements and private employment contracts may contain such provisions.
                  • 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

                  Notification to workers' representatives: No

                  Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                  Approval by workers' representatives: No

                  + show references

                  Notification to the worker to be dismissed: no specific form required

                  Remarks:
                  • As a general matter, there is no legislative requirement for notice of any kind when an employer dismisses an individual employee. Such notice requirements may be incorporated into a private contract of employment or a collective-bargaining agreement for employees represented by a union.

                  Notice period:
                  Remarks:
                  • There is no legislative requirement in regard to notice of termination for an individual employee, regardless the employee's tenure. However, collective-bargaining agreements and private employment contracts may contain such provisions.
                    • 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

                    Notification to workers' representatives: No

                    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

                    Approval by workers' representatives: No