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Korea, Republic of - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Korea, Republic of - 2012    

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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Art. 27 LSA

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Art. 26 LSA: The notice period shall be 30 days regardless of the length of service.

    However, exceptionally, notice may not be given to workers who have been employed: 1) on a daily basis for less than three consecutive months; 2) for a fixed period not exceeding two months; 3) as a monthly-paid worker for less than six months; 4) for seasonal work for a fixed period not exceeding six months; 5) as a worker in a probationary period (art. 35 LSA).
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • 30 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • 30 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • 30 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • 30 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • 30 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • 30 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • 30 day(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 26 LSA

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Remarks:
    • Except in case of dismissal for managerial reasons: art. 24 LSA.

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Approval by workers' representatives: No