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Ethiopia - Avenues for redress (penalties, remedies) and litigation procedure for individual complaints


Avenues for redress (penalties, remedies) and litigation procedure for individual complaints - Ethiopia - 2013    

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Compensation for unfair dismissal - free determination by court: No

Compensation for unfair dismissal - Legal limits (ceiling in months or calculation method):
* Contract of an indefinite period:
180 times the daily pay (6 months' wages) and a sum equal to the remuneration for the appropriate notice period.
* Fixed-term contract:
A sum equal to the wages the worker would have earned until the lawful end of his contract provided it does not exceed 180 days' wages.

Reinstatement available: Yes

Preliminary mandatory conciliation: No

Competent court(s) / tribunal(s): labour court

Existing arbitration: No

Length of procedure: 60 day(s) (statutory)