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Afghanistan - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Afghanistan - 2013    

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

Remarks:
  • Art. 23(4) LC provides for the employer's obligation to notify the employee of his/her dismissal within 1 month but does not specify the form of such notification.

Notice period:
    • 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: No

    Notification to the public administration: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 25(1) LC: The employer is required to provide a list of employees who have been dismissed on any legal ground (conduct, capacity, economic reasons - see "valid grounds") to the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs or its provincial offices. This list which aims at assisting employees in job placement shall indicate the work experience, qualification, speciality, and skills of each employee.

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Approval by workers' representatives: No