Syrian Arab Republic - 2013
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- Labour Law [LL], No. 17/2010 of 29 March 2010
Date: 12 Apr 2010 (view in NATLEX »)
Compensation for unfair dismissal - free determination by court: No
Compensation for unfair dismissal - Legal limits (ceiling in months or calculation method):
1) Dismissal based on prohibited reasons:
If the court deems that reinstatement is impossible, unpractical or inappropriate, it shall order compensation equal to 2 months' wages for each year in service, provided that the total amount does not exceed 200 times the minimum wage.
2) Unfair disciplinary dismissal:
When the employer fails to prove that the worker committed any of the acts entailing summary dismissal referred to in art. 64, the worker is entitled to compensation equal to 2 months' wages for each year of service, provided that the total amount does not exceed 150 times the minimum wage.
Reinstatement available: Yes
Preliminary mandatory conciliation: No
Competent court(s) / tribunal(s): labour court
Existing arbitration: Yes
Notes / Remarks
In June 2013, the minimum wage in Syria is around SYP 9765 (around 152 USD) [Source: Doing Business - World Bank]