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Rwanda - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Rwanda - 2013    

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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Art. 30 LL: notice of termination must be given in writing to the interested party and must specify the reasons for the dismissal.

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Art. 27 LL: The notice period shall be at least:
    - 15 days if the worker has worked for less than a year;
    - 1 month if the worker has workers for a period of one year or more.

    No notice period shall apply to a worker on probation.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • 15 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • 15 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • 1 month(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • 1 month(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 32 LL.

    Notification to the public administration: Yes

    Remarks:
    • No general obligation to notify the administration of any dismissal. This only applies in case of the dismissal of a worker for economic and technological reasons (art. 34 LL - see below under collective dismissals).

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Approval by workers' representatives: No