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Cambodia - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Cambodia - 2017    

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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • 1) For workers under a contract of unspecified duration:

    Art. 75 LC: The minimum period of a prior notice is set as follows:
    - 7 days, if the worker's length of continuous service is less than six months;
    - 15 days, if the worker's length of continuous service is from six months to two years;
    - 1 month, if the worker's length of continuous service is longer then two years and up to five years.
    - 2 months, if the worker's length of continuous service is longer than five years and up to ten years.
    - 3 months, if the worker's length of continuous service is longer than ten years.

    2) Specific rules apply to fixed term contracts.
    Art 73 LC: If the contract has a duration of more than six months, the worker must be informed of the expiration of the contract or of its non-renewal ten days in advance. This notice period is extended to fifteen days for contracts that have a duration of more than one year.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • 15 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • 15 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • 15 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • 2 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • 3 month(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 77 LC.

    Notification to the public administration: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 21 LC : compulsory written notification to the Ministry of Labour every time an employer hires or dismisses a worker.

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Remarks:
    • Except for worker's representatives: art. 293 LC.

    Approval by workers' representatives: No