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Singapore - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Singapore - 2013    

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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Sec. 10 (5) EA.

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Notice periods are governed by the terms of the contract (sec. 10 (2) EA), and it is only in the absence of such a stipulation that the statutory notice periods apply.
    Sec. 10 (3) EA establishes statutory minimum notice periods as follows:
    - one day for less than 26 weeks' service;
    - one week for 26 weeks to less than two years' service;
    - two weeks for two to less than five years' service;
    - four weeks for five or more years' service.

    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • 1 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • 1 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • 2 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • 2 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • 4 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • 4 week(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • 4 week(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Sec. 11 (1) EA.

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Approval by workers' representatives: No