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Chypre - Voies de recours et procédure contentieuse en cas de litiges individuels


Voies de recours et procédure contentieuse en cas de litiges individuels - Chypre - 2012    

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Compensation pour licenciement injustifié - montant librement déterminé par la cour: Non

Compensation pour licenciement injustifié - limites légales (plafond en mois ou methode de calcul définie) :
Statutory compensation for unfair dismissal is calculated following the scheme of redundancy payment. It varies according to the length of service and is limited to 24 months.

Remarks:
  • (Note that an employee is entitled to compensation for unfair dismissal provided he or she has been employed for more than 26 weeks (extended to 104 weeks if agreed by the parties at the conclusion of the contract) and he has not reached the age of 65)

    Pursuant to schedule 4 of the TEA, statutory compensation is established as follows:
    * Max. 2 weeks' wages for each year of service up to 4 years;
    * max. 2.5 weeks' wages for each year of service from 5 to10;
    * max. 3 weeks' wages for each year of service from 11 to 15 years;
    * max. 3.5 weeks' wages for each year of service from 16 to 20 years
    * max. 4 weeks' wages for each year of service from 21 to 25 years.
    Compensation is limited to 24 months' wages.

    The Industrial Disputes Court may take into account additional factors.


Possibilité de réintégration dans l'emploi: Oui

Conciliation préalable obligatoire: Non

Remarks:
  • No statutory provision in the legislation reviewed / no information in the secondary sources.

Courts ou tribunaux compétents : juridiction ordinaire ; tribunal du travail

Remarks:
  • Sec. 2 and 3 TEA.
    The Industrial Dispute Court has jurisdiction over cases of unfair dismissals (Proceedings must be initiated within 1 year from the date of dismissal).
    Alternatively, the employee may institute proceedings before the civil courts for breach of the employment contract (wrongful dismissal). They must be initiated within six years following the date of termination of employment.

Règlement des litiges individuels par arbitrage: Non

Remarks:
  • No statutory provision in the legislation reviewed / no information in the secondary sources.