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Côte d'Ivoire - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Côte d'Ivoire - 2013    

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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Art. 16.4 LC.

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • See art. 1 Decree N°96-200, 7 March 1996:

    1) Monthly-paid workers belonging to categories 1 to 5, the length of the notice period is:
    - up to 6 years of service: 1 month;
    - 6 to 11 years of service: 2 months;
    - 11 to 16 years of service: 3 months;
    - above 16 years of service: 4 months.

    2) Monthly-paid workers belonging to categories 5 to 10:
    - up to 16 years of service: 3 months;
    - above 16 years of service: 4 months.

    3) Workers paid on a hourly, daily, weekly and fortnightly basis:
    - up to 6 months of service: 8 days;
    - between 6 months and 1 year of service: 15 days;
    - 1 to 6 years of service: 1 month;
    - 6 to 11 years of service: 2 months;
    - 11 to 16 years of service: 3 months;
    - above 16 years of service: 4 months.

    Notice period is doubled for workers having at least 6 months of service and suffering from permanent partial disabilities (over 40%).
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • monthly paid workers (categories 1 to 5) - 1 month(s).
      • monthly paid workers (categories 6 to 10) - 3 month(s).
      • fortnightly, weekly, daily or hourly paid workers - 15 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • monthly paid workers (categories 1 to 5) - 1 month(s).
      • monthly paid workers (categories 6 to 10) - 3 month(s).
      • fortnightly, weekly, daily or hourly paid workers - 15 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • monthly paid workers (categories 1 to 5) - 1 month(s).
      • monthly paid workers (categories 6 to 10) - 3 month(s).
      • fortnightly, weekly, daily or hourly paid workers - 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • monthly paid workers (categories 1 to 5) - 1 month(s).
      • monthly paid workers (categories 6 to 10) - 3 month(s).
      • fortnightly, weekly, daily or hourly paid workers - 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • monthly paid workers (categories 1 to 5) - 1 month(s).
      • monthly paid workers (categories 6 to 10) - 3 month(s).
      • fortnightly, weekly, daily or hourly paid workers - 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • monthly paid workers (categories 1 to 5) - 2 month(s).
      • monthly paid workers (categories 6 to 10) - 3 month(s).
      • fortnightly, weekly, daily or hourly paid workers - 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • monthly paid workers (categories 1 to 5) - 4 month(s).
      • monthly paid workers (categories 6 to 10) - 4 month(s).
      • fortnightly, weekly, daily or hourly paid workers - 4 month(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 16.6 LC.

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Remarks:
    • Except in case of dismissal of a workers' representative: (art. 61.7 LC) and in the case of an individual economic dismissal (art. 16.7 and 16.8 LC).

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Remarks:
    • Except in the case of an individual economic dismissal: art. 16.7 and 16.8 LC.

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Remarks:
    • Except in case of dismissal of a workers' representative: art. 61.7 LC.

    Approval by workers' representatives: No