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Cameroon - Severance pay and redundancy payment


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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • * Art. 37 LC

    * Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993:
    - A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed for at least two years and he has not committed any serious misconduct.
    - Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *25% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *30% per year from the 11th to th 15th year
    *35% per year from the 16th to the 20th year
    *40 % per year after the 21st year
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • No specific redundancy payment: severance pay covers dismissals for economic reasons. (Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993)
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • * Art. 37 LC

    * Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993:
    - A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed for at least two years and he has not committed any serious misconduct.
    - Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *25% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *30% per year from the 11th to th 15th year
    *35% per year from the 16th to the 20th year
    *40 % per year after the 21st year
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • No specific redundancy payment: severance pay covers dismissals for economic reasons. (Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993)
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • * Art. 37 LC

    * Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993:
    - A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed for at least two years and he has not committed any serious misconduct.
    - Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *25% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *30% per year from the 11th to th 15th year
    *35% per year from the 16th to the 20th year
    *40 % per year after the 21st year
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • No specific redundancy payment: severance pay covers dismissals for economic reasons. (Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993)
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • * Art. 37 LC

    * Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993:
    - A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed for at least two years and he has not committed any serious misconduct.
    - Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *25% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *30% per year from the 11th to th 15th year
    *35% per year from the 16th to the 20th year
    *40 % per year after the 21st year
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • No specific redundancy payment: severance pay covers dismissals for economic reasons. (Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993)
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • * Art. 37 LC

    * Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993:
    - A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed for at least two years and he has not committed any serious misconduct.
    - Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *25% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *30% per year from the 11th to th 15th year
    *35% per year from the 16th to the 20th year
    *40 % per year after the 21st year
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • No specific redundancy payment: severance pay covers dismissals for economic reasons. (Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993)
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • * Art. 37 LC

    * Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993:
    - A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed for at least two years and he has not committed any serious misconduct.
    - Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *25% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *30% per year from the 11th to th 15th year
    *35% per year from the 16th to the 20th year
    *40 % per year after the 21st year
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • No specific redundancy payment: severance pay covers dismissals for economic reasons. (Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993)
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • * Art. 37 LC

    * Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993:
    - A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed for at least two years and he has not committed any serious misconduct.
    - Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *25% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *30% per year from the 11th to th 15th year
    *35% per year from the 16th to the 20th year
    *40 % per year after the 21st year
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • No specific redundancy payment: severance pay covers dismissals for economic reasons. (Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993)
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
+ show references

Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993:
    - A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed for at least two years and he has not committed any serious misconduct.
    - Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *25% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *30% per year from the 11th to th 15th year
    *35% per year from the 16th to the 20th year
    *40 % per year after the 21st year
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • No specific redundancy payment: severance pay covers dismissals for economic reasons. (Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993)
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
+ show references

Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993:
    - A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed for at least two years and he has not committed any serious misconduct.
    - Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *25% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *30% per year from the 11th to th 15th year
    *35% per year from the 16th to the 20th year
    *40 % per year after the 21st year
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • No specific redundancy payment: severance pay covers dismissals for economic reasons. (Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993)
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
+ show references

Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993:
    - A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed for at least two years and he has not committed any serious misconduct.
    - Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *25% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *30% per year from the 11th to th 15th year
    *35% per year from the 16th to the 20th year
    *40 % per year after the 21st year
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • No specific redundancy payment: severance pay covers dismissals for economic reasons. (Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993)
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
+ show references

Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993:
    - A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed for at least two years and he has not committed any serious misconduct.
    - Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *25% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *30% per year from the 11th to th 15th year
    *35% per year from the 16th to the 20th year
    *40 % per year after the 21st year
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • No specific redundancy payment: severance pay covers dismissals for economic reasons. (Art. 1 and 2 of the Order N° 016 of 26 May 1993)
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.25 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 5.5 month(s)