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Forme de la notification du licenciement au travailleur : écrite

Remarks:
  • Art. 1 Act 2112/1920


Délai de préavis:
Remarks:
  • The statutory notice periods for dismissing white-collar workers were shortened in 2012 by the Act 4093/2012 (art. IA para. 12 sec. 1):
    - For employees who have served from 12 completed months to two years, one month's notice is required before dismissal;
    - For employees who have served from two to five years, two months' notice is required before dismissal;
    - For employees who have served from five to 10 years, three months' notice is required before dismissal; and;
    - For employees who have served 10 years or more, four months' notice is required before dismissal.

    [Prior to the reform, the notice periods were set , as follows:
    - 1 month for employees who have worked for at least 12 months but not more than 2 years;
    - 2 months for employees who have worked for at least 2 years but not more than 5 years;
    - 3 months for employees who have worked for at least 5 years but not more than 10 years;
    - 4 months for employees who have worked for at least 10 years but not more than 15 years;
    - 5 months for employees who have worked for at least 15 years but not more than 20 years;
    - 6 months for employees who have worked for over 20 years

    - No notice period to be observed in order to dismiss a blue-collar worker, they are only entitled to severance pay.
    • ancienneté ≥ 1 an
      • employés - 1 mois .
    • ancienneté ≥ 2 ans
      • employés - 2 mois .
    • ancienneté ≥ 5 ans
      • employés - 3 mois .
    • ancienneté ≥ 10 ans
      • employés - 4 mois .

    Indemnité compensatrice de préavis : Oui

    Remarks:
    • Act No. 2112/1920, art. 3.

    Notification à l'administration publique: Oui

    Remarks:
    • The employer has the obligation to inform the OAED (Greek Manpower Employment Organization) within 8 days from the date of the dismissal (art. 9 Act No. 3198/1955).

    Notification aux représentants des travailleurs: Non

    Autorisation de l'administration publique ou d'un organe judiciaire: Non

    Remarks:
    • Except for workers enjoying a special protection.

    Accord des représentants des travailleurs: Non

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    Forme de la notification du licenciement au travailleur : écrite

    Remarks:
    • Art. 1 Act 2112/1920


    Délai de préavis:
    Remarks:
    • The statutory notice periods for dismissing white-collar workers were shortened in 2012 by the Act 4093/2012 (art. IA para. 12 sec. 1):
      - For employees who have served from 12 completed months to two years, one month's notice is required before dismissal;
      - For employees who have served from two to five years, two months' notice is required before dismissal;
      - For employees who have served from five to 10 years, three months' notice is required before dismissal; and;
      - For employees who have served 10 years or more, four months' notice is required before dismissal.

      [Prior to the reform, the notice periods were set , as follows:
      - 1 month for employees who have worked for at least 12 months but not more than 2 years;
      - 2 months for employees who have worked for at least 2 years but not more than 5 years;
      - 3 months for employees who have worked for at least 5 years but not more than 10 years;
      - 4 months for employees who have worked for at least 10 years but not more than 15 years;
      - 5 months for employees who have worked for at least 15 years but not more than 20 years;
      - 6 months for employees who have worked for over 20 years

      - No notice period to be observed in order to dismiss a blue-collar worker, they are only entitled to severance pay.
      • ancienneté ≥ 1 an
        • employés - 1 mois .
      • ancienneté ≥ 2 ans
        • employés - 2 mois .
      • ancienneté ≥ 5 ans
        • employés - 3 mois .
      • ancienneté ≥ 10 ans
        • employés - 4 mois .

      Indemnité compensatrice de préavis : Oui

      Remarks:
      • Act No. 2112/1920, art. 3.

      Notification à l'administration publique: Oui

      Remarks:
      • The employer has the obligation to inform the OAED (Greek Manpower Employment Organization) within 8 days from the date of the dismissal (art. 9 Act No. 3198/1955).

      Notification aux représentants des travailleurs: Non

      Autorisation de l'administration publique ou d'un organe judiciaire: Non

      Remarks:
      • Except for workers enjoying a special protection.

      Accord des représentants des travailleurs: Non

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      Forme de la notification du licenciement au travailleur : écrite

      Remarks:
      • Art. 1 Act 2112/1920


      Délai de préavis:
      Remarks:
      • The statutory notice periods for dismissing white-collar workers were shortened in 2012 by the Act 4093/2012 (art. IA para. 12 sec. 1):
        - For employees who have served from 12 completed months to two years, one month's notice is required before dismissal;
        - For employees who have served from two to five years, two months' notice is required before dismissal;
        - For employees who have served from five to 10 years, three months' notice is required before dismissal; and;
        - For employees who have served 10 years or more, four months' notice is required before dismissal.

        [Prior to the reform, the notice periods were set , as follows:
        - 1 month for employees who have worked for at least 12 months but not more than 2 years;
        - 2 months for employees who have worked for at least 2 years but not more than 5 years;
        - 3 months for employees who have worked for at least 5 years but not more than 10 years;
        - 4 months for employees who have worked for at least 10 years but not more than 15 years;
        - 5 months for employees who have worked for at least 15 years but not more than 20 years;
        - 6 months for employees who have worked for over 20 years

        - No notice period to be observed in order to dismiss a blue-collar worker, they are only entitled to severance pay.
        • ancienneté ≥ 1 an
          • employés - 1 mois .
        • ancienneté ≥ 2 ans
          • employés - 2 mois .
        • ancienneté ≥ 5 ans
          • employés - 3 mois .
        • ancienneté ≥ 10 ans
          • employés - 4 mois .

        Indemnité compensatrice de préavis : Oui

        Remarks:
        • Act No. 2112/1920, art. 3.

        Notification à l'administration publique: Oui

        Remarks:
        • The employer has the obligation to inform the OAED (Greek Manpower Employment Organization) within 8 days from the date of the dismissal (art. 9 Act No. 3198/1955).

        Notification aux représentants des travailleurs: Non

        Autorisation de l'administration publique ou d'un organe judiciaire: Non

        Remarks:
        • Except for workers enjoying a special protection.

        Accord des représentants des travailleurs: Non

        + show references

        Forme de la notification du licenciement au travailleur : écrite

        Remarks:
        • Art. 1 Act 2112/1920


        Délai de préavis:
        Remarks:
        • The statutory notice periods for dismissing white-collar workers were shortened in 2012 by the Act 4093/2012 (art. IA para. 12 sec. 1):
          - For employees who have served from 12 completed months to two years, one month's notice is required before dismissal;
          - For employees who have served from two to five years, two months' notice is required before dismissal;
          - For employees who have served from five to 10 years, three months' notice is required before dismissal; and;
          - For employees who have served 10 years or more, four months' notice is required before dismissal.

          [Prior to the reform, the notice periods were set , as follows:
          - 1 month for employees who have worked for at least 12 months but not more than 2 years;
          - 2 months for employees who have worked for at least 2 years but not more than 5 years;
          - 3 months for employees who have worked for at least 5 years but not more than 10 years;
          - 4 months for employees who have worked for at least 10 years but not more than 15 years;
          - 5 months for employees who have worked for at least 15 years but not more than 20 years;
          - 6 months for employees who have worked for over 20 years

          - No notice period to be observed in order to dismiss a blue-collar worker, they are only entitled to severance pay.
          • ancienneté ≥ 1 an
            • employés - 1 mois .
          • ancienneté ≥ 2 ans
            • employés - 2 mois .
          • ancienneté ≥ 5 ans
            • employés - 3 mois .
          • ancienneté ≥ 10 ans
            • employés - 4 mois .

          Indemnité compensatrice de préavis : Oui

          Remarks:
          • Act No. 2112/1920, art. 3.

          Notification à l'administration publique: Oui

          Remarks:
          • The employer has the obligation to inform the OAED (Greek Manpower Employment Organization) within 8 days from the date of the dismissal (art. 9 Act No. 3198/1955).

          Notification aux représentants des travailleurs: Non

          Autorisation de l'administration publique ou d'un organe judiciaire: Non

          Remarks:
          • Except for workers enjoying a special protection.

          Accord des représentants des travailleurs: Non

          + show references

          Forme de la notification du licenciement au travailleur : écrite

          Remarks:
          • Art. 1 Act 2112/1920


          Délai de préavis:
          Remarks:
          • The statutory notice periods for dismissing white-collar workers were shortened in 2012 by the Act 4093/2012 (art. IA para. 12 sec. 1):
            - For employees who have served from 12 completed months to two years, one month's notice is required before dismissal;
            - For employees who have served from two to five years, two months' notice is required before dismissal;
            - For employees who have served from five to 10 years, three months' notice is required before dismissal; and;
            - For employees who have served 10 years or more, four months' notice is required before dismissal.

            [Prior to the reform, the notice periods were set , as follows:
            - 1 month for employees who have worked for at least 12 months but not more than 2 years;
            - 2 months for employees who have worked for at least 2 years but not more than 5 years;
            - 3 months for employees who have worked for at least 5 years but not more than 10 years;
            - 4 months for employees who have worked for at least 10 years but not more than 15 years;
            - 5 months for employees who have worked for at least 15 years but not more than 20 years;
            - 6 months for employees who have worked for over 20 years

            - No notice period to be observed in order to dismiss a blue-collar worker, they are only entitled to severance pay.
            • ancienneté ≥ 1 an
              • employés - 1 mois .
            • ancienneté ≥ 2 ans
              • employés - 2 mois .
            • ancienneté ≥ 5 ans
              • employés - 3 mois .
            • ancienneté ≥ 10 ans
              • employés - 4 mois .

            Indemnité compensatrice de préavis : Oui

            Remarks:
            • Act No. 2112/1920, art. 3.

            Notification à l'administration publique: Oui

            Remarks:
            • The employer has the obligation to inform the OAED (Greek Manpower Employment Organization) within 8 days from the date of the dismissal (art. 9 Act No. 3198/1955).

            Notification aux représentants des travailleurs: Non

            Autorisation de l'administration publique ou d'un organe judiciaire: Non

            Remarks:
            • Except for workers enjoying a special protection.

            Accord des représentants des travailleurs: Non

            + show references

            Forme de la notification du licenciement au travailleur : écrite

            Remarks:
            • Art. 1 Act 2112/1920


            Délai de préavis:
            Remarks:
            • The statutory notice periods for dismissing white-collar workers were shortened in 2012 by the Act 4093/2012 (art. IA para. 12 sec. 1):
              - For employees who have served from 12 completed months to two years, one month's notice is required before dismissal;
              - For employees who have served from two to five years, two months' notice is required before dismissal;
              - For employees who have served from five to 10 years, three months' notice is required before dismissal; and;
              - For employees who have served 10 years or more, four months' notice is required before dismissal.

              [Prior to the reform, the notice periods were set , as follows:
              - 1 month for employees who have worked for at least 12 months but not more than 2 years;
              - 2 months for employees who have worked for at least 2 years but not more than 5 years;
              - 3 months for employees who have worked for at least 5 years but not more than 10 years;
              - 4 months for employees who have worked for at least 10 years but not more than 15 years;
              - 5 months for employees who have worked for at least 15 years but not more than 20 years;
              - 6 months for employees who have worked for over 20 years

              - No notice period to be observed in order to dismiss a blue-collar worker, they are only entitled to severance pay.
              • ancienneté ≥ 1 an
                • employés - 1 mois .
              • ancienneté ≥ 2 ans
                • employés - 2 mois .
              • ancienneté ≥ 5 ans
                • employés - 3 mois .
              • ancienneté ≥ 10 ans
                • employés - 4 mois .

              Indemnité compensatrice de préavis : Oui

              Remarks:
              • Act No. 2112/1920, art. 3.

              Notification à l'administration publique: Oui

              Remarks:
              • The employer has the obligation to inform the OAED (Greek Manpower Employment Organization) within 8 days from the date of the dismissal (art. 9 Act No. 3198/1955).

              Notification aux représentants des travailleurs: Non

              Autorisation de l'administration publique ou d'un organe judiciaire: Non

              Remarks:
              • Except for workers enjoying a special protection.

              Accord des représentants des travailleurs: Non

              + show references

              Forme de la notification du licenciement au travailleur : écrite

              Remarks:
              • Art. 1 Act 2112/1920


              Délai de préavis:
              Remarks:
              • The statutory notice periods for dismissing white-collar workers were shortened in 2012 by the Act 4093/2012 (art. IA para. 12 sec. 1):
                - For employees who have served from 12 completed months to two years, one month's notice is required before dismissal;
                - For employees who have served from two to five years, two months' notice is required before dismissal;
                - For employees who have served from five to 10 years, three months' notice is required before dismissal; and;
                - For employees who have served 10 years or more, four months' notice is required before dismissal.

                [Prior to the reform, the notice periods were set , as follows:
                - 1 month for employees who have worked for at least 12 months but not more than 2 years;
                - 2 months for employees who have worked for at least 2 years but not more than 5 years;
                - 3 months for employees who have worked for at least 5 years but not more than 10 years;
                - 4 months for employees who have worked for at least 10 years but not more than 15 years;
                - 5 months for employees who have worked for at least 15 years but not more than 20 years;
                - 6 months for employees who have worked for over 20 years

                - No notice period to be observed in order to dismiss a blue-collar worker, they are only entitled to severance pay.
                • ancienneté ≥ 1 an
                  • employés - 1 mois .
                • ancienneté ≥ 2 ans
                  • employés - 2 mois .
                • ancienneté ≥ 5 ans
                  • employés - 3 mois .
                • ancienneté ≥ 10 ans
                  • employés - 4 mois .

                Indemnité compensatrice de préavis : Oui

                Remarks:
                • Act No. 2112/1920, art. 3.

                Notification à l'administration publique: Oui

                Remarks:
                • The employer has the obligation to inform the OAED (Greek Manpower Employment Organization) within 8 days from the date of the dismissal (art. 9 Act No. 3198/1955).

                Notification aux représentants des travailleurs: Non

                Autorisation de l'administration publique ou d'un organe judiciaire: Non

                Remarks:
                • Except for workers enjoying a special protection.

                Accord des représentants des travailleurs: Non

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                Forme de la notification du licenciement au travailleur : écrite

                Remarks:
                • Art. 1 Act 2112/1920


                Délai de préavis:
                NOTE: This information has changed since the previous period covered.
                Remarks:
                • The statutory notice periods for dismissing white-collar workers were shortened in 2012 by the Act 4093/2012 (art. IA para. 12 sec. 1):
                  - For employees who have served from 12 completed months to two years, one month's notice is required before dismissal;
                  - For employees who have served from two to five years, two months' notice is required before dismissal;
                  - For employees who have served from five to 10 years, three months' notice is required before dismissal; and;
                  - For employees who have served 10 years or more, four months' notice is required before dismissal.

                  [Prior to the reform, the notice periods were set , as follows:
                  - 1 month for employees who have worked for at least 12 months but not more than 2 years;
                  - 2 months for employees who have worked for at least 2 years but not more than 5 years;
                  - 3 months for employees who have worked for at least 5 years but not more than 10 years;
                  - 4 months for employees who have worked for at least 10 years but not more than 15 years;
                  - 5 months for employees who have worked for at least 15 years but not more than 20 years;
                  - 6 months for employees who have worked for over 20 years

                  - No notice period to be observed in order to dismiss a blue-collar worker, they are only entitled to severance pay.
                  • ancienneté ≥ 1 an
                    • employés - 1 mois .
                  • ancienneté ≥ 2 ans
                    • employés - 2 mois .
                  • ancienneté ≥ 5 ans
                    • employés - 3 mois .
                  • ancienneté ≥ 10 ans
                    • employés - 4 mois .

                  Indemnité compensatrice de préavis : Oui

                  Remarks:
                  • Act No. 2112/1920, art. 3.

                  Notification à l'administration publique: Oui

                  Remarks:
                  • The employer has the obligation to inform the OAED (Greek Manpower Employment Organization) within 8 days from the date of the dismissal (art. 9 Act No. 3198/1955).

                  Notification aux représentants des travailleurs: Non

                  Autorisation de l'administration publique ou d'un organe judiciaire: Non

                  Remarks:
                  • Except for workers enjoying a special protection.

                  Accord des représentants des travailleurs: Non

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                  Forme de la notification du licenciement au travailleur : écrite

                  NOTE: This information has changed since the previous period covered.
                  Remarks:
                  • NEW: This obligation is now prescribed by art. 74(2)B) of the Act No. 3863/2010 of July 2010. (It used to be contained in art. 5(3) of Act No. 3198/1955).

                  Délai de préavis:
                  NOTE: This information has changed since the previous period covered.
                  Remarks:
                  • - New: The statutory notice periods for dismissing white-collar workers were shortened in July by the Act 3833/2010 (art. 74(2)B)):
                    - 1 month for employees who have worked for at least 12 months but not more than 2 years;
                    - 2 months for employees who have worked for at least 2 years but not more than 5 years;
                    - 3 months for employees who have worked for at least 5 years but not more than 10 years;
                    - 4 months for employees who have worked for at least 10 years but not more than 15 years;
                    - 5 months for employees who have worked for at least 15 years but not more than 20 years;
                    - 6 months for employees who have worked for over 20 years.

                    [Prior to the reform, the notice periods were set , as follows:
                    * no notice period for employees with less than 2 months of service,
                    * 30 days for employees who have worked for at least 2 months but not more than one year;
                    * 60 days for employees who have worked for at least 1 year but not more than 4 years;
                    * 3 months for employees who have worked for at least 4 years but not more than 6 years;
                    * 4 months for employees who have worked for at least 6 years but not more than 8 years;
                    * 5 months for employees who have worked for at least 8 years but not more than 10 years;
                    * 6 months for employees who have worked for more than 10 years;
                    * The notice period was increased by 1 month for each extra year of service after 10 years, up to a maximum of 24 months (for employee's with over 28 years' service).]

                    - No notice period to be observed in order to dismiss a blue-collar worker, they are only entitled to severance pay.
                    • ancienneté ≥ 6 mois
                      • employés - 0 jour(s) .
                      • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                    • ancienneté ≥ 9 mois
                      • employés - 0 jour(s) .
                      • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                    • ancienneté ≥ 2 ans
                      • employés - 2 mois .
                      • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                    • ancienneté ≥ 4 ans
                      • employés - 2 mois .
                      • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                    • ancienneté ≥ 5 ans
                      • employés - 3 mois .
                      • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                    • ancienneté ≥ 10 ans
                      • employés - 4 mois .
                      • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                    • ancienneté ≥ 20 ans
                      • employés - 6 mois .
                      • ouvriers - 0 mois .

                    Indemnité compensatrice de préavis : Oui

                    Remarks:
                    • Act No. 2112/1920, art. 3.

                    Notification à l'administration publique: Oui

                    Remarks:
                    • The employer has the obligation to inform the OAED (Greek Manpower Employment Organization) within 8 days from the date of the dismissal (art. 9 Act No. 3198/1955).

                    Notification aux représentants des travailleurs: Non

                    Autorisation de l'administration publique ou d'un organe judiciaire: Non

                    Remarks:
                    • Except for workers enjoying a special protection.

                    Accord des représentants des travailleurs: Non

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                    Forme de la notification du licenciement au travailleur : écrite

                    Remarks:
                    • Art. 5(3) of Act No. 3198/1955.

                    Délai de préavis:
                    Remarks:
                    • - No notice period to be observed in order to dismiss a blue-collar worker, they are only entitled to severance pay.
                      - The notice period applicable to the dismissal of white-collar workers is governed by art. 1 of Act No. 2112/1920, and varies according to the length of service, as follows:
                      * no notice period for white-collar workers with less than 2 months of service,
                      * 30 days for employees who have worked for at least 2 months but not more than one year;
                      * 60 days for employees who have worked for at least 1 year but not more than 4 years;
                      * 3 months for employees who have worked for at least 4 years but not more than 6 years;
                      * 4 months for employees who have worked for at least 6 years but not more than 8 years;
                      * 5 months for employees who have worked for at least 8 years but not more than 10 years;
                      * 6 months for employees who have worked for more than 10 years;
                      * The notice period is increased by 1 month for each extra year of service after 10 years, up to a maximum of 24 months (for employee's with over 28 years' service).
                      • ancienneté ≥ 6 mois
                        • employés - 30 jour(s) .
                        • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                      • ancienneté ≥ 9 mois
                        • employés - 30 jour(s) .
                        • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                      • ancienneté ≥ 2 ans
                        • employés - 60 jour(s) .
                        • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                      • ancienneté ≥ 4 ans
                        • employés - 3 mois .
                        • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                      • ancienneté ≥ 5 ans
                        • employés - 3 mois .
                        • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                      • ancienneté ≥ 10 ans
                        • employés - 6 mois .
                        • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                      • ancienneté ≥ 20 ans
                        • employés - 16 mois .
                        • ouvriers - 0 mois .

                      Indemnité compensatrice de préavis : Oui

                      Remarks:
                      • Act No. 2112/1920, art. 3.

                      Notification à l'administration publique: Oui

                      Remarks:
                      • The employer has the obligation to inform the OAED (Greek Manpower Employment Organization) within 8 days from the date of the dismissal (art. 9 Act No. 3198/1955).

                      Notification aux représentants des travailleurs: Non

                      Autorisation de l'administration publique ou d'un organe judiciaire: Non

                      Remarks:
                      • Except for workers enjoying a special protection.

                      Accord des représentants des travailleurs: Non

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                      Forme de la notification du licenciement au travailleur : écrite

                      Remarks:
                      • Art. 5(3) of Act No. 3198/1955.

                      Délai de préavis:
                      Remarks:
                      • - No notice period to be observed in order to dismiss a blue-collar worker, they are only entitled to severance pay.
                        - The notice period applicable to the dismissal of white-collar workers is governed by art. 1 of Act No. 2112/1920, and varies according to the length of service, as follows:
                        * no notice period for white-collar workers with less than 2 months of service,
                        * 30 days for employees who have worked for at least 2 months but not more than one year;
                        * 60 days for employees who have worked for at least 1 year but not more than 4 years;
                        * 3 months for employees who have worked for at least 4 years but not more than 6 years;
                        * 4 months for employees who have worked for at least 6 years but not more than 8 years;
                        * 5 months for employees who have worked for at least 8 years but not more than 10 years;
                        * 6 months for employees who have worked for more than 10 years;
                        * The notice period is increased by 1 month for each extra year of service after 10 years, up to a maximum of 24 months (for employee's with over 28 years' service).
                        • ancienneté ≥ 6 mois
                          • employés - 30 jour(s) .
                          • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                        • ancienneté ≥ 9 mois
                          • employés - 30 jour(s) .
                          • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                        • ancienneté ≥ 2 ans
                          • employés - 60 jour(s) .
                          • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                        • ancienneté ≥ 4 ans
                          • employés - 3 mois .
                          • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                        • ancienneté ≥ 5 ans
                          • employés - 3 mois .
                          • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                        • ancienneté ≥ 10 ans
                          • employés - 6 mois .
                          • ouvriers - 0 mois .
                        • ancienneté ≥ 20 ans
                          • employés - 16 mois .
                          • ouvriers - 0 mois .

                        Indemnité compensatrice de préavis : Oui

                        Remarks:
                        • Act No. 2112/1920, art. 3.

                        Notification à l'administration publique: Oui

                        Remarks:
                        • The employer has the obligation to inform the OAED (Greek Manpower Employment Organization) within 8 days from the date of the dismissal (art. 9 Act No. 3198/1955).

                        Notification aux représentants des travailleurs: Non

                        Autorisation de l'administration publique ou d'un organe judiciaire: Non

                        Remarks:
                        • Except for workers enjoying a special protection.

                        Accord des représentants des travailleurs: Non