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


Avenues for redress (penalties, remedies) and litigation procedure for individual complaints - Burkina Faso - 2019    

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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):
Compensation for unfair dismissal (absence of valid ground): maximum 18 months' pay.

Remarks:
  • * Compensation for unfair dismissal (absence of valid ground) : Art. 74 LC.

    In addition art. 76 LC provides for compensation for failure to observe the prescribed procedure (absence of written notification or written justification) which shall amount to maximum 3 months' pay.

Reinstatement available: Yes

Remarks:
  • Art. 70 LC

Preliminary mandatory conciliation: Yes

Remarks:
  • Before bringing the dispute to court, the parties have the obligation to resort to extra-judicial conciliation before the Labour Inspector (art. 320 LC).

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

Remarks:
  • Art. 338 LC

Existing arbitration: No