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Tanzania, United Republic of - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals


Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Tanzania, United Republic of - 2013    

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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

Remarks:
  • Art. 41(3) ELRA

Notice period:
Remarks:
  • Art. 41(1) ELRA: if a contract of employment can be terminated on notice, the required period of notice is at least:
    * 7 days if given in the first month of employment and after that;
    * 28 days if the employee is employed on a monthly basis;
    * 4 days if the employee is employed on a daily or weekly basis.
    A longer notice period may be agreed upon by the parties, provided that the notice period is of equal duration for the employer and employee.
    • tenure ≥ 6 months
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 9 months
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 2 years
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 4 years
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 5 years
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 10 years
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).
    • tenure ≥ 20 years
      • monthly paid workers - 28 day(s).
      • daily or weekly paid workers - 4 day(s).

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    Remarks:
    • Art. 41(5) ELRA

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    Remarks:
    • Except in the event of termination based on operational requirements (retrenchment): art. 38(1) ELRA.

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Approval by workers' representatives: No