Avenues for redress (penalties, remedies) and litigation procedure for individual complaints - Burkina Faso - 2019
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- Labour Code [LC]
(Loi n░ 028-2008-AN du 13 mai 2008 portant Code du Travail)
Date: 13 May 2008 (view in NATLEX »)
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.
- * 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
Preliminary mandatory conciliation: Yes
- 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
Existing arbitration: No