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Azerbaijan - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Azerbaijan - 2019    

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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Art. 75 LC provides that the employer has to comply with the employment contract in writing. No further explicit provision in the LC stating that the notification has to come in writing.

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Art. 77 (1) LC
    Amendments were made on this in 2017.
    • tenure ≥ 1 year
      • economic dismissal - 2 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • economic dismissal - 4 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • economic dismissal - 6 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • economic dismissal - 9 week(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 77 (4) LC

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Approval by workers' representatives: No

    Remarks:
    • However, according to Art. 80 LC, the employer has to obtain the authorization of the trade union to dismiss a member of that trade union.