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Serbia - Procedural requirements for individual dismissals

Procedural requirements for individual dismissals - Serbia - 2017    

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Notification to the worker to be dismissed: written

  • Art. 185 LL.

Notice period:
  • Art. 189 LL foresees a notice period only for those employees dismissed for lack of performance, i.e. qualifications and skills.
    Notice period is minimum 1 month and maximum 3 months depending on the "duration of the insurance period" (period for which the employee has paid contributions for the retirement insurance), as follows:
    - 1 month for up to 10 years of insurance period;
    - 2 months for 10-20 years of insurance period;
    - 3 months over 20 years of insurance period.

    Pay in lieu of notice: Yes

    • Art. 189 LL

    Notification to the public administration: No

    Notification to workers' representatives: No

    • Exception: Trade union must be notified in case of dismissal of trade union member: art. 181 LL.

    Approval by public administration or judicial bodies: No

    Approval by workers' representatives: No