Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Cambodia - 2017
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- Labour Code [LC], dated 10 January 1997 last amended by Royal Kram No. 0707-020 of 20 July 2007
Date: 20 Jul 2007; view website » (view in NATLEX »)
- Trade Union Law, dated 17 May 2016
Date: 17 May 2016
Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written
- 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
- tenure ≥ 9 months
- tenure ≥ 2 years
- tenure ≥ 4 years
- tenure ≥ 5 years
- tenure ≥ 10 years
- tenure ≥ 20 years
Pay in lieu of notice: Yes
Notification to the public administration: Yes
- 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
- Except for worker's representatives: art. 293 LC.
Approval by workers' representatives: No